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Frogmore Plantation

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Address: 11054 Hwy. 84, Frogmore, Ferriday, LA 71334
Phone Number: (318) 757-2453 or (318) 757-3333
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Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Description: A working cotton plantation with slave cabins and modern facilities side...
A working cotton plantation with slave cabins and modern facilities side by side. It includes a cotton gin, the only one of its kind.
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Frogmore Plantation A Cotten Pickin Lesson

If you are staying in Natchez, this planation is just across the Mississippi bridge. You can get the information at the visitor center and it is well worth your time. From the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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104 reviews 104 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

If you are staying in Natchez, this planation is just across the Mississippi bridge. You can get the information at the visitor center and it is well worth your time. From the bridge it is approximately a 15/20 minute drive. I probably learned more about southern planters and slave labor in the time we were there then I have out... More 

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Co.Down
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15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We saw the whole cotton process today and in the past when slaves were here.The owner's wife dressed in costume from the past gave us a most interesting tour through the plantation explaining life in the past and how it has changed.We saw how cotton was produced and the products from different parts of the plant.Well worth a visit.

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Grandview, Missouri
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We found this place by accident and I am so glad we did. This place has great exhibits . A very knowledgeable staff willing to answer any and all questions. A big plus is this is a modern farm too. so you get to see hows it's done today as well as 160 years ago.

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Lake Mills
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Unfortunately it was frequently raining towards the end of the tour which cut down on some of the photos taken. We saw a video of the history of Frogmore Plantation and then visited the smokehouse, wash house, slave quarters, overseers quarters and then the gin mill. Lastly we saw a video of the current cotton planting/harvesting process. It was well... More 

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chicago, ill
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

An old and a new cotton plantation. The original buildings tell the story of cotton. Beautiful little church, slave quarters, mill, slave quarters and even some cotton still left in the field. Nice for pictures, gift shop. Well worth the stop.

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Ennis
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This was the only cotton plantation we got to see on our Louisiana tour and it was very interesting. You get to see 2 videos, at the start and at the end of the tour that show the old and new cotton industry. You then get a guided tour through the old part on foot (the guide was very enthusiastic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

I have taken many tours of Frogmore plantation and gins in my life, but having taken a bus load of 55 from Nashville this last week was unbelievable... 100% positive feedback. This never happens... They were moved by the way this place accurately portrays plantation life in the 19th century. They love learning about how king cotton is still affecting... More 

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Chippenham
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We visited Frogmore on our travels from South Carolina to Texas. The website doesn't detail any info in relation to tours, however do not worry as the tour is continuous - if you miss a certain part of the tour, the guides will go back over this again. We were lucky to arrive when a bus party had turned up,... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Frogmore is a working plantation, and one in which the slave quarters have been preserved. The interpretation of the life of the enslaved people is not something all Southern sites do. Lynette Tanner has done a wealth of research and the tour was very informative and thought-provoking. Be prepared; it is somewhat over-long. Young children will learn something but may... More 

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Griffin, Georgia
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7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

What an awesome experience! The tour guide was amazing! She did a wonderful job explaining every aspect of the tour. The tour was based on research of primary source documents which were shared with tour guests. The videos were excellent and informative. Very interesting to see how cotton is harvested and ginned today. I learned how many products ( oils,... More 

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