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“Super visite au cours d'un tour guidé/Great visit during a guided tour”

Destrehan Plantation
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Owner description: Built in 1787, this is the oldest plantation house in the Lower Mississippi Valley.
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Visite à faire. Ancienne plantation de canne à sucre et d'indigo. Le monument est très bien restauré et la visite guidée est très intéressante et instructive (et effrayante parfois). Un grand merci à notre guide, Beverly, très sympathique et un livre ouvert sur l'histoire de la plantation !
A visit to make. Old plantation of sugar cane and indigo. The monument is very well restored and the guided tour is very interesting and informative (and scary sometimes). A big thank you to our guide, Beverly, very friendly and who knows a lot about the plantation!

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

My boyfriend and I visited Destrahan Plantation and had a phenomenal tour! Its a beautiful plantation with a ton of history that many will be surprised about and not know about. We had an amazing guide dressed in period piece named Yvonne who was so knowledgeable and with a great love of history to take us on our tour. We learned so much! After the tour we walked around the other buildings of the plantation that she recommended for a visit and we met Linda in the 1811 Uprising Museum and she explained more history to us of that time on the plantation. I highly recommend a visit to Destrahan. Sometimes the lesser known plantations are the best to visit!

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Toured several plantations and Destrehan was as interesting as the others. Love the spanish moss in the surrounding trees!

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Visited Dec 28. Great tour given by Jane. Lots of good information and history. Enjoyed it very much. Best gift shop of all the Plantations visited, ten in total!

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Interesting tour of an old southern slave plantation. they did a nice job restoring the plantation, which had been left in disarray for years, apparently. very sobering to tour the old slave quarters. my only complaint was that the tour guide was a little odd and snooty, but it didn't take away from the experience.

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