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  LA

  Avery Island

  Jungle Gardens

  Highway 329

  Avery Island   LA  70513    

  Phone   337 369-6243

  Web Site  http://www.tabasco.com/tabasco_history/visit_avery_island.cfm

  Description  200 acre garden & wildlife center featuring local animals and egrets

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Garden

  New or Updated:    1/1/2005
 

  LA

  Baton Rouge

  LSU Hilltop Arboretum

  11855 Highland Road

  Baton Rouge  LA  70810    

  Phone   225 767-6916

  Web Site  http://appl003.lsu.edu/hilltop/hilltop.nsf/index

  E-mail  mailto:hilltop@lsu.edu

  Description  14 acre site featuring native LA trees & shrubs

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Nature of Group or Site  Outdoor

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Arboretum

  New or Updated:       7/21/2005
 

  LA

  Darrow

  Houmas House Plantation & Garden

  40136 Highway 942

  Darrow  LA   70725    

  Phone   225 473-9380

  Web Site  www.houmashouse.com

  Description  16 room plantation house & 12 acre garden

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Building Type   Plantation

  New or Updated: 1/1/2005

Louisiana
Florien
Hodges Gardens Park & Wilderness Area
Highway 171
Florien LA 71429
Phone 318 586-7891
Web Site http://www.hodgesgardens.com/
Description privately owned 4700 acres with 40 acre garden, 225 acre fishing lake, campgrounds & trails
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Garden
Kind of Activity Trails
Nature of Group or Site Outdoor Recreation
New or Updated: 06/06/2003

  LA

  Henderson

  Lynch Botanical Gardens & Bird Sanctuary

  1393 Henderson Highway

  Henderson  LA        70517    

  Phone   337 228-7810

  Web Site  *****

  Description

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Reserve

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Botanical

  New or Updated:             8/21/2005
 

  LA

  Monroe

  Bierdenharn Museum & Gardens

  2006 Riverside Drive

  Monroe    LA           71202    

  Phone   318 387-5281

  Web Site  http://www.bmuseum.org/main.htm

  E-mail  mailto:bmuseum@bayou.com

  Description  estate of Coca-Cola entrepreneur now houses Bible Museum, house tour, ELsong  Gardens,

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Collection A-F Bibles

  Era  1913

  New or Updated:             9/24/2005
 

  LA

  Morgan City

  Brownell Memorial Park

  3359 Highway 70

  PO Box 949

  Morgan City LA         70380    

  Phone   985 384-2283

  Web Site  http://www.cajuncoast.com/attract.html

  Alt Web  http://www.engineeringsights.org/SightDetail.asp?Sightid=54&id=LA&view=s&name=&page=1&image=0

  Description  nine acre park with 61 bell carillon

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Reserve

  Industry /Profession Music

  Collection A-F Carillon

  New or Updated:             9/27/2005

Louisiana
Morgan City
Swamp Garden
725 Myrtle St
Morgan City LA 70380
Phone
504 384 3343
Web Site
*****
Alt Web
http://www.seelouisiana.com/gardens.htm
Description
3+ acres of swamp, guided walking tours
Type of Resource
Nature
Primary Focus Garden
Building Type Carillon
New or Updated: 06/26/2003

Louisiana
New Iberia
Rip Van Winkle Gardens, Joseph Jefferson House
5505 Rip Van Winkle Road
New Iberia LA 70560
Phone 337 365-3332
Web Site http://www.aisp.net/bpms/tour.html
Alt Web http://www.seelouisiana.com/gardens.htm
Description home of actor,  on salt dome sitting above swamp
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Garden
Collection A-F Decoys
New or Updated: 06/28/2003

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Louisiana
New Orleans
Beauregard-Keyes House & Garden
1113 Chartres Street
New Orleans LA 70116
Phone 504 523-7257
Web Site http://neworleansonline.com/cacc/beauport.html
Description
Type of Resource
House Museum
Primary Focus:
Garden
 

  LA

  New Orleans

  Longue Vue House and Gardens

  7 Bamboo Road

  New Orleans   LA     70124    

  Phone   504 488-5488

  Web   www.longuevue.com/

  E-mail  mailto:info@longuevue.com

  Description  Classical Revival house of the mid-2oth century, furnished with antiques,

                    art, and various collections

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F Decorative Arts

  New or Updated                              1/26/2006

Louisiana
New Orleans
New Orleans Botanical Garden
City Park
1 Palm Drive
New Orleans LA 70124
Phone
504 483-9386
Web Site http://www.neworleanscitypark.com/garden/index.html
E-mail mailto:garden@neworleanscitypark.com
Description located in City Park, 2000 varieties of plants, theme garden, Study Center, Pavilion of the Two Sisters, Lath House
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Garden
Field of Study/Science Facility Botanical
New or Updated: 07/05/2003
 

  LA

  New Orleans

  Pitot House Museum

  1440 Moss Street

  New Orleans  LA    70119    

  Phone   504 482-0312

  Web Site  http://pitothouse.org/pitot.htm

  E-mail  mailto:info@louisianalandmarks.org

  Description  home of first American mayor of New Orleans in 1810, restored to 1799-1805 interior

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Group Identity   Creole

  Era  1799

  Owner/Operator:  LA Landmarks Society

  New or Updated:          11/15/2005

 
    LA
  St Francisville
  Afton Villa Gardens
 
9247 North US Hwy 61
  St Francisville  LA  70775    
  Phone  225 635-6773
  Web Site  BROKEN http://www.geocities.com/BourbonStreet/1619/afton1.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/louisiana/aft.htm
 
Description  antebellum garden with original maze and parterre garden, originally built                         1849, restored 1915
 
Type of Resource    Nature
 
Primary Focus          Garden
  Era
                        1915
 
New or Updated:          07/18/2003

  LA
 
St Francisville
  Rosedown Plantation SHS
 
12501 Louisiana Highway 10
  St Francisville  LA  70775   
  Phone  225 635-3110
 
Web Site  http://www.crt.state.la.us/crt/parks/rosedown/rosedown.htm
  Description  cotton plantation owned by original family until the 1950's, main house,                         historic gardens, 13 historic buildings on 371 acres
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Gardens
 
Building Type  Plantation
  Era  1834
  New or Updated:  07/19/2003

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