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Kent Plantation House

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Address: 3601 Bayou Rapides Road, Alexandria, LA 71303
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Very Interesting and under visited plantation and example of middle class home

The cost is 10, well worth the 1.5 hour tour by experienced guides dressed in period dress. The house is a treasure because it is not a grand house it is typical of a smaller... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Tilghman, Maryland
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238 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The cost is 10, well worth the 1.5 hour tour by experienced guides dressed in period dress. The house is a treasure because it is not a grand house it is typical of a smaller plantation of the time. Saved by concerned citizens and moved brick by brick to this location which is still on the original plantation. You park... More 

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A step back in time! This is an old plantation house and grounds that has the feeling and attractions that make you truly experience what it was like back in the day. The staff is very knowledgeable and give excellent tours of the whole site and history. On special days, they have a blacksmith on site, they make sugar cane... More 

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Fort Polk, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Went to visit the plantation mid week thinking to stretch my legs a little. There was a few other cars in the parking lot but the place seemed quiet and peacefull. Until i met the old guy that works there. He was a jerk from the moment i walked up to him asking what time the next tour was. he... More 

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Alexandria, Louisiana, United States
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26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I went here several times on field trips with the kids. It's a pretty, classic Southern plantation with an interesting history. Their special events are nice.

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Adkins, Texas
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We stopped in during the middle of the day about 3:15, had missed the 3:00 tour, but the young lady there said she could give us a tour starting at 3:30. We were the only ones there so it turned out to be a one on one private tour of sorts. The young lady was very knowledgeable and thorough, giving... More 

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Mansfield, Texas
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46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We stopped in Alexandria on our way from Florida to Texas. Instead of another rest stop, I had planned to visit this plantation home to see something interesting while stretching our legs. Unfortunately, we were too late for the 3pm tour, and in fact, NO one else was even visiting. I thought I'd ask the guide if we could just... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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