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experience our southern hospitality as you explore our quaint small town, enjoy fantastic shopping, admire our breathtaking scenery, and so much more! Whether you're coming for history, shopping or the outdoors, find what you're looking for in West Feliciana Parish.
West Feliciana Parish offers incredibly diversified ecosystems. It is no surprise the area has become a favorite destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Come Explore West Feliciana
English Plantation Country is proud to show off six plantation homes open to public for tours. Check out times and dates.
Throughout the year, St. Francisvlle offers festivals for your enjoyment. Check for information and come join us for the fun. View Information
ANTEBELLUM PLANTATION TOURS
Historic homes offering guided tours.
Afton Villa Gardens
Blossoms Among the Ruins---When Afton Villa Plantation burned to the ground in 1963, nothing much remained but the gardens. Genevieve and Morrell Trimble saw the 250 acres of rubble and overgrown landscape, fell in love with it, and in 1972, embarked on their huge 20-year project to restore the lost gardens.Afton Villa is open from March 1 - June 30 and October 1 - November 30th of each year.
Angola - Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum
Museum showcases the history of Angola Prison, Louisiana's State Penitentiary, the nation's largest maximum-security facility. The prison was built on the grounds of an old plantation, and still operates a working farm. The museum includes displays of guard equipment, confiscated contraband items from prisoners, and written accounts from guards and prisoners alike.
Angola Prison Rodeo & Craft Show
Rodeos are held on the third Saturday & Sunday in April & every Sunday in October
Gates open at 9:00 AM and Rodeo starts at 2:00 PM
Lori Gore is serving her specialty salads, soups, sandwiches and daily specials in this antique filled restaurant. Hours are Thursday through Tuesday from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM Closed Wednesdays
Audubon Package Liquor and Lounge
Open Tuesday through Saturday from noon until 2am.
Annual Audubon Pilgrimage, held the third weekend in March, celebrates a southern spring in St. Francisville. West Feliciana Historical Society has thrown open the doors of significant historic structures to commemorate artist-naturalist John James Audubon’s stay.
Audubon State Historic Site (Oakley House)
Highlights; West Indies plantation home, hands-on museum, trails, herb gardens, slave quarters, barn with animals and out-buildings, such as a kitchen. To do: Guided plantation tour, visit out-buildings & barn, hiking & birding trails, photograph scenic views, picnic and talk with "Gus," the live turkey which roams the grounds. Audubon State Historic Site is closed on Sundays and Mondays.
Park Manager: John R. House III. Audubon State Historic Site Locust Grove State Historic Site Louisiana Office of State Parks Office: (225) 635-3739 Fax: (225) 784-0578
Audubon State Historic Site Loop
This easy 29-mile loop follows small country roads that go by The Myrtles Plantation, Butler Greenwood Plantation, the historic Locust Grove Cemetery and the Audubon State Historic Site.
Louisiana West Feliciana Parish Tourist Commission, Email Us 1 (800) 789-4221
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