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  Baton Rouge

  LSU Rural Life Museum & Windrush Gardens

  4600 Essen Lane

  Baton Rouge  LA

  Phone   225 765-2437

  Web Site  http://rurallife.lsu.edu/

  E-mail  mailto:rulife1@lsu.edu

  Description  Plantation buildings, gardens, located on 450 acre research plantation

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Village

  Kind of Activity   Living History

  New or Updated: 1/1/2005

 

  Baton Rouge

  Magnolia Mound Plantation

  2161 Nicholson Drive

  Baton Rouge  LA   70802    

  Phone   225 343-4955

  Web Site  http://www.brec.org/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&nid=659&cpid=387&cfmid=0&catid=0

  E-mail  mailto:information@magnoliamound.org

  Alt Web  www.lhin.lsu.edu/lhin/habs/magnolia/poemm/mmp.htm

  Description  16 acre French Creole style plantation with house, pigeonnier, overseer's house, slave  quarters, gardens, visitor center with exhibits

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Building Type   Plantation

  Kind of Activity   Living History

  Nature of Group or Site  Municipal

  Collection A-F Decorative arts

  Group Identity   Creole

  Era  1800-1830

  New or Updated:  7/25/2005
 

  Louisiana

  Destrehan

  Destrehan Plantation

   13034 River Road

  Destrehan  LA     70047    

  Phone  504 524-5522

  Web Site http://www.destrehanplantation.org/

  Description  Indigo plantation with craft demonstrations on some days

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Building Type  Plantation

  Kind of Activity   Living History

  Era   1797

  Owner/Operator:  River Road Historical Society

  New or Updated:  1/12/2007


Kenner
Louisiana Wildlife Museum and Aquarium
303 Williams Blvd
Kenner LA 70062
Phone 504 468-7231
Web Site http://www.rivertownkenner.com/wildlife.html
Description native species in dioramas and aquarium
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Kind of Activity Living History
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium
New or Updated: 06/15/2003
 

  Louisiana

  Natchitoches

  Fort St Jean Baptiste

  155 Rue Jefferson

  Natchitoches  LA   71457    

  Phone   318 357-3101

  Web Site  http://www.lastateparks.com/fortstj/ftstjean.htm

  Toll Free  888 677-7853

  E-mail  mailto:fortstjean@crt.state.la.us

  Alt Web  http://www.explorenatchitoches.com/stateparks.php?task=view&articleID=5

  Description  reconstructed French fort with active living history program schedule

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type   Fort

  Kind of Activity   Living History

  Group Identity   French

  Era  1716

  New or Updated: 9/30/2005
 

  LA

  Port Allen

  West Baton Rouge Museum

  845 N Jefferson Ave

  Port Allen  LA   70767    

  Phone   225 336-2422

  Web Site http://www.westbatonrougemuseum.com/

  Toll Free 888 881-6811

  E-mail   mailto:contact_us@wbrmuseum.org

  Description  museum, Aillet House Creole home, 22 foot working model of sugar

                    mill, plantation worker house, costumed interpreters

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  Industry /Profession Farming

  Group Identity  Creole

  New or Updated:  7/5/2007


  St Martinsville

  Longfellow-Evangeline SHS

  1200 North Main Street

  St Martinsville  LA   70582    

  Phone  337 394-3754

  Web   http://www.crt.state.la.us/crt/parks/longfell/longfell.htm

  E-mail  mailto:longfellow@crt.state.la.us

  Description  centerpiece is Maison Olivier plantation house, 1815; visitor center,

                    Acadian cabin, and farmstead depicting Acadians featured in famous poem

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Building  Plantation

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  Group Identity   Acadian

  Era   19th

  New or  Updated  1/19/2006

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