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St. Francisville, Louisiana, USA

Attractions in St. Francisville, Louisiana

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Butler Greenwood Plantation
    8345 US Highway 61, St. Francisville, LA 70775
    225-635-6312, Butler Greenwood is situated among extensive landscaped grounds with formal 19th century gardens and hundreds of ancient moss-draped live oak trees. Having never been... more info  map

  • Catalpa Plantation
    9508 US Highway 61 North, St. Francisville, LA 70775
    Located 5 Miles North of St. Francisville
    225-635-3372, Still owned and lived in by the descendants of the original family, Catalpa Plantation is one of the numerous late Victorian cottages found across Louisiana. It... more info  map

  • Cottage Plantation
    10528 Cottage Lane, St. Francisville, LA 70775
    225-635-3674, The Cottage Plantation is open for tours daily from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. They are closed on major holidays. The tour takes you through the front of the plantation... more info  map

  • Grace Episcopal Historic Church & Cemetery
    11621 Ferdinand Street, St. Francisville, LA 70775
    Located in the Historic District
    225-654-3775, Organized in 1827, Grace Episcopal Church is the second oldest Episcopal Church in the state of Louisiana. The Gothic-style building was constructed from 1858 to 1860.  more info  map

  • Greenwood Plantation
    6838 Highland Road, St. Francisville, LA 70775
    225-655-4475, 800-259-4475, The Greek Revival-style Greenwood Plantation in West Feliciana Parish was built by William Ruffin Barrow. It was operated as a 3,000-acre cotton plantation and survived... more info  map

  • Myrtles Plantation, The
    7747 Highway 61 North, St. Francisville, LA 70775
    225-635-6277, 800-809-0565, The Myrtles Plantation invites you to step into the past to experience antebellum splendor. You will see fine antiques and architectural treasures of the South and... more info  map

  • Oakley House - Audubon State Historic Site
    11788 Route 965, St. Francisville, LA 70775
    Located 2 Miles South off Highway 61
    225-635-3739, 888-677-2838, Nestled in a beautiful 100-acre state park, the three-story, Federal-style Oakley House is most noted for its famous resident, John James Audubon. After arriving in... more info  map

  • Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site
    12501 LA Highway 10, St. Francisville, LA 70775
    225-635-3332, 888-376-1867, At its largest, Rosedown Plantation comprised approximately 3,455 acres, the majority of which was planted in cotton. Currently, the main house, historic... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Locust Grove State Historic Site
    Bains-Ristroph Road, St. Francisville, LA225-635-3789, This small family cemetery is all that remains of Locust Grove Plantation, the home of Jefferson Davis' sister, Mrs. Anna E. Davis Smith. Davis' young wife Sarah Knox... more info  map

  • Port Hudson State Historic Site
    756 West Plains-Port Hudson Road, Zachary, LA 70791
    Located 10 Minutes South
    225-654-3775, In 1974, the Port Hudson battlefield was designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior, joining a select group of properties which have... more info

Museums & Galleries

  • Harrington Gallery
    9907 Royal Street, St. Francisville, LA 70775
    225-635-4214, Harrington Gallery is housed in an historical old structure that dates back 160 years. Originally it was a one room school house that was located in another area of St... more info  map

  • Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum
    Highway 66, Angola, LA 70712
    Located 16 Miles Northwest
    225-655-2592, Exhibits of this unique museum include the electric chair "Old Sparky," inmate records dating from 1889, escape decoys, official state documents, news articles, prisoner... more info  map

  • West Feliciana Historical Society Museum
    11757 Ferdinand Street, St. Francisville, LA 70775
    Located in the Historic District
    225-635-6330, The West Feliciana Historical Society Museum serves as an information center for visitors to the parish and strives through the exhibits featured therein to enlighten... more info  map

National Parks & Natural Wonders

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Afton Villa Gardens
    9047 Highway 61, St. Francisville, LA 70775
    225-635-6773, Afton Villa was destroyed by fire in 1963, but the lovely gardens remain. These 250 acres of floral beauty thrill nature lovers every spring and fall with its grace and... more info  map

  • Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Area
    PO Box 98000, Baton Rouge, LA225-765-2360, Owned by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Area is composed of two separate tracts lying northwest of St.... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • St. Francisville Tours St. Francisville Tours CONTACT
    9703 Charotte Armstrong Drive, St. Francisville, LA 70775
    225-635-6283, St. Francisville Tours is a receptive company planning complete historical and plantation tours for individuals, groups, reunions and conventions. more info  map


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