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Oakley Plantation

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Address: , Saint Francisville, LA
Phone Number: 888-67-2838; 225-635-3739
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Daniel our guide was incredible. He imparted so much information and was passionate and lively on the subject matters. No memorized prepared speech here! Film in office was great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Daniel our guide was incredible. He imparted so much information and was passionate and lively on the subject matters. No memorized prepared speech here! Film in office was great too. Highly recommend this place. Was very sceptical bec of fee but left feeling like I got more than my $ worth.

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Allentown, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Had a wonderful tour of one of the older plantation on the area. It was interesting to see how functional the house was in contrast too how extravagant some of the latter homes were. Tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable about the house, family and time period on general.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Nice tour of the house and grounds. The house is a guided tour, and the grounds you do on your own. Watch out for the Peacocks!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Very informative. The tour guide was very nice and tried to meet everyone's questions with the best information possible. Very neat place to know about history. The trails were full of banana spiders so it was hard to walk it but other than that it was great

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Riverside, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is an amazing plantation home that has been well preserved. The tour guide was phenomenal and even guided us in the rain! Do yourself a favor and see this home and grounds, it is definitely worth your time!

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Waupaca, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The tour guide was very informative and very knowledgeable. The grouns were beutiful and the building were very well maintained.

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Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This plantation is so very unique and is entirely different than many I have visited.if you love architecture and "real history" you will probably remember this house from now on. It will be easy to understand why Audoban relished this place. As with the other state owned properties in the area, the info given by state tour guides are full... More 

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Culloden, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We had a great time at the Oakley Plantation. Our tour guide was very informative. We went mainly because of the association with Audubon. They have a large amount of first edition prints on display.

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Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Tour guides in period dress tell you the history of the plantation where James Audubon drew most of his drawings. Taste recipes original to the plantation home in the original kitchen or walk around the beautiful gardens surrounding the lovely house.

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Smithdale, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We were the only one on our tour, so our guide put a little extra "Umph" in our tour.. he was cool as a fan.. This is a great home. The architecture is beautiful. The visitor center is great too, be sure to stop in.

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