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The many attractions of West Feliciana ParishANTEBELLUM PLANTATION TOURS, CHURCHES & CEMETERIES, HISTORIC DISTRICT, MUSEUMS & LIBRARY, PARKS & REFUGES, TOURIST INFORMATION
West Feliciana Parish has plenty to offer, beautiful rolling hills, abuntant wildlife, unique flora,Biking & Cycling, Birding, Canoeing & Kayaking, Gardens, Golf, Hiking, Hunting, Outdoor Photography, Parks & Refuge, Sports
St. Francisville, La. holds annual festivals, local events, seminars, outdoor events, etc..
Accomodations, Lodging, Bed & Breakfast, Hotels, Resort and Trailer ParksBED & BREAKFAST, HOTELS & RESORTS, OVERNIGHT APARTMENTS, RV PARKS
FOOD & DRINK
Cafes, Restaurants, Lounge, CateringCATERING, COFFEE SHOPS, LOUNGE & BAR, RESTAURANTS
Locations, Group Meals, Weddings, Company Picnics, Service ProvidersCOMPANY PICNICS & RETREATS, MEALS FOR GROUPS, MEETING FACILITIES, SERVICE PROVIDERS, TOUR OPERATOR, WEDDINGS
Stroll the shops of St. Francisville, La.SHOPS - ANTIQUES, SHOPS - ART, SHOPS - GARDEN, SHOPS - GIFTS
3V Tourist Court
Fully renovated cabins in 1920's style. Quaint. In National Register of Historic Places.
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.
Andermann Photography & Video
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.
Joe Savell is usually creating another of his paintings at Backwood’s Gallery where local artists’ work is also shown.
Barrow House & Printer's Cottage
Delightful rooms and the most elegant suites, and all furnished with a fine collection of carefully selected American antiques from the period. Also included are private bath, color TV and continental breakfast (three full New Orleans-style egg dishes are also available).
Best Western St. Francisville Hotel
The St. Francisville Best Western Hotel is a 63 room hotel that can make your stay in St. Francisville comfortable and relaxing. The hotel's staff is ready to welcome you and make your stay "well worth the ride to St. Francisville".
Biking West Feliciana
Spectacular scenery, historic sites, canopy roads and challenging hills await your next ride in West Feliciana Parish.
Birdman Coffee & Books
The BirdMan Coffee & Books serves up muffins, waffles, pancakes, oatmeal and many of your favorite morning treats. Coffee, espresso and cappuccino will certainly wake you up!
Antiques and art.
Clay pottery, wrought iron, ormanental concrete--gifts for a unique home decor.
Butler Greenwood Plantation B&B
BUTLER GREENWOOD PLANTATION offers overnight accommodations in eight well-equipped private cottages with plenty of historic charm scattered across the grounds of this National Register-listed 1790's family plantation. Swimming pool, 19th-century gardens and hundreds of ancient live oaks.
Carriage House Restaurant at The Myrtles Plantation
Hearty entrees that include Louisiana specialties, salads, po-boys and seafood galore will have you wishing you could eat more. Open for lunch and dinner daily except for Tuesdays, and just for brunch on Sundays. Call for catering.
Hours are 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Sunday's 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge
Currently 9,623 acres Wildlife Refuge open to hiking, canoeing, birding, photography, and hunting and fishing. A permit avalible from the West Feliciana Parish Tourist Commission, $15 money order, is needed for hunting and fishing.
Catalpa Plantation Tours
Open by appointment only. Gracious Mary Thompson, descendent-owner of the original builder, conducts lively tours of this once thriving cotton and sugar plantation,featuring family treasures submerged in their pond from the raiding Civil War Yankees.
Christmas in the Country
Millions of tiny white lights trace soaring Victorian trimwork and grace gallery posts to transform the entire town into a veritable winter wonderland for Christmas in the Country, as special activities throughout the extensive National Register-listed downtown Historic District provide fun for the whole family at this celebration of the season, a joyful alternative to mall madness.
Cottage Plantation B&B
Surrounded by spacious galleries, this house was built on a Spanish land grant. It is one of the few remaining complete antebellum plantation complexes, and its dependencies include a law office/school house, milk house, kitchen, smoke house, old slave quarters, barns and other structures that complete a working plantation. The Cottage offers plantation tours and overnight lodging.
Day the War Stopped
June 13, 14, 15, 2014 Grace Episcopal Church & Cemetary This event commemorates the brief moment of brotherhood given for the burial of a Union officer, Lt. Commander John E. Hart, by his brother Masons that stopped a bloody war, if only for a few mournful moments.
For a taste of China, East Dragon dishes up your favorite fried rice, eggrolls and sweet and sour items. Open daily except Sunday.
Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration
This event starts with a wine & cheese social at Rosedown Plantation. Saturday there will be biologist at two private gardens banding hummingbirds.
Feliciana Seafood Market & Deli
Feliciana Seafood Market & Deli serves fresh boiled seafood when available, po-boys, pizza and more. Catering services are available.
Femme Fatale’ Boutique
Fashion and Accessories “to die for” Open Thursday – Sunday 10-6 225-753-3404
Garden Symposium Park
Quaint pocket park at the corner of Ferdinand & Royal Streets. Take a break from your stroll of the Historic District and relax on the park benches, Fountain with fish and garden.
Golf at The Bluffs Country Club
The Bluffs Golf Course, designed by Arnold Palmer, is an 18-Hole Championship Course. Advance tee times are required. Golf Shop opens at 7:00AM
Grace Episcopal Church
An Historic structure and congregation with unusual Civil War ties.
. Owner Susan Davis began this cottage industry using her grandmother’s collection of buttons and fashioning them into beautiful pieces of jewelry. The shop is located in an old bank building and the “button museum” is housed in the building’s old vault. Many other items are offered and most reflect a local or Louisiana flair.
Greenwood Plantation, one of the Barrow dynasty of homes in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, was originally built in 1830 by William Ruffin Barrow. In the 1830's, Greenwood, operating as a 3000 acre cotton plantation, provided the Barrow's with a comfortable living.Dramatic setting for receptions.
Greenwood Plantation Turnaround
This 25 mile ride goes to Greenwood Plantation and back to Tourist Information Center. You will travel along Tunic Road across Bayou Sara on Low water bridge along tree-lined route. Tour Greenwood Plantation.
The gallery and studio is located at 9907 Royal St. in St. Francisville, Louisiana in the heart of the historical district since 1976. Harrington Gallery and Herschel Harrington have become an international destination for art enthusiasts and travelers alike.
Hebrew Rest Cemetery
Hebrew Rest CemeteryLocated on Commerce St. near intersection of US Hwy 61, Hebrew Rest is remnants of once large Jewish community.
Welcome to The Guesthouse at Hemingbough. For those wishing to enjoy the total Hemingbough experience, we offer overnight accommodations. Eight rooms, two suite Guesthouse operates year round. Spacious accomodations for meetings, receptions,etc,.
Hillcrest Garden & Interiors
Seasonal decorations and wreaths, kitchenware, children’s toys and books, candles and bird feeders will dazzle you!
Hilly But Happy Loop
This 35-mile loop has lots of small hills with a couple of huff and puff hills. The roads are in good condition except for Jones Vaughn Creek Road, which has not been resurfaced. You'll enjoy this ride as you work to get up a hill and then enjoy the thrill of careening down the other side. Beautiful, sandy creeks greet you at the bottom of the hills. Some of them are inviting enough to entice you in for a swim or at least to rest and have a snack. There are no stores along the route, so bring plenty of water and snacks.
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