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Kent Plantation House

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Address: 3601 Bayou Rapides Road, Alexandria, LA 71303
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Filled with history

Circa 1796, this historical site is the real deal. Tour very interesting for all ages. Do try to see any demonstrations available. Great gift shop.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Circa 1796, this historical site is the real deal. Tour very interesting for all ages. Do try to see any demonstrations available. Great gift shop.

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Marshall, Texas
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The our guides are top notch, knowledgable and enthusiastic about what they were sharing. Definitely a must see when in Alexandria. This was our second visit to this site.

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Alexandria is the cross roads of two cultures. In the North there is the white anglo Saxon protestant predominant culture and just south is the Cajun Catholic culture. The city was burned by the Yankees but this house was spared. The guides are first rate and access is easy.

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Culpeper
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great history. Tour is worth seeing with house and grounds. Worth seeing. Landscaping very pretty. A great place to take the family to learn about the history of Alex.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

When I arrived at Alexandria, I asked one of the locals about things to do in the area. I mentioned that it was my goal to one day visit Mississippi to visit a plantation home there. As it turned out, there was a plantation home literally minutes from where I met this gentleman. A few co-workers and I decided to... More 

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DOLORES
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The personalized tour guide was quite nice and she spent a lot of time explaining the history of the home. I would recommend it.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Call ahead for the schedule they have enjoyable and educational activities during the year. My sister-in-law and I thoroughly enjoyed tour due to knowledgeable tour guides who enjoyed their jobs of bringing history alive. The bathrooms for visitors were clean and modern.

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

kent is a very nice site, and easy to find. the tour was interesting and given by very nice ladies, who are well informed. the plantation house and various buildings and gardens are on the acerage. they are not open on sundays and it seemed I was always through there on that day, so had been unable to tour, until... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Went on this tour with my daughter and it was awesome, loved the main house and enjoyed the outside your as well. The location was convenient and really enjoyed the tour guides stories and personal touch. I really want to go to Sugar Day the 2nd Saturday in November.

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Pineville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Kent House has a great herb day twice a year. You had better get there early, because they tend to sell out of many of the herbs.

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Address: Address: 3601 Bayou Rapides Road, Alexandria, LA 71303
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Alexandria
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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