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Go beyond the myths of the American South at Laura Plantation, where intimate, first-hand accounts explore the lives of four generations of one Louisiana Creole family, both free and enslaved. Laura’s new, permanent exhibit examines in biographical...more
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We went for a tour out of the blue. When we got there we signed in and they fix us in with a tour real quick like five minutes. The ground and home are beautiful and full of history. Our tour guide was awesome and...More
Kyle was our tour guide and he was fantastic. He entertained us with the history and stories of the Laura Plantation. We were able to go into all of the rooms of the main house, into the grounds and one of the slave homes. I...More
This is not the plantation of Gone? with The Wind. This is a real working plantation from the Creole culture of older Louisiana. Sugar cane everywhere. Really exceptionally detailed your and historY with a great little-known that focuses on the slaves. No whitewash; down and...More
On our last day in New Orleans visiting friends with our 17 month old son, we decided to tour the Laura Plantation. Our tour guide, Al, walked us through the grounds and the history of the plantation and the owners since the home was built....More
Great mix of regional history and personal journeys of both plantation owners and slaves. We took the French tour and were impressed with the guide's knowledge of everything from architecture, to construction technique, to the tools of slavery.
Laura Plantation is a great place to discover and understand the story of the 4 generations owners and the context of that slavery time.
It’s not the most beautiful of the area, but if you want to have a story: it’s the one
The plantation house doesn’t look like much from the outside. Sure you could take its’ picture from the road. However, It’s the stories that the guide will tell that will bring the history here to life. Laura has quite the... More
The plantation house doesn’t look like much from the outside. Sure you could take its’ picture from the road. However, It’s the stories that the guide will tell that will bring the history here to life. Laura has quite the story.