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Address: 1205 North Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, LA
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We were looking for free family activities and we found this one to be interesting. Some of the homes were absolutely beautiful, but many were undergoing repairs. It's great to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 6, 2016
Felicia71052
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Mansfield, Louisiana
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Great place to relax in the horse drawn carriage and admire all the beautiful Christmas decorations.

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Mansfield, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

We were looking for free family activities and we found this one to be interesting. Some of the homes were absolutely beautiful, but many were undergoing repairs. It's great to see these lovely homes being restored.

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Hesperia, California, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

I went with some locals who had never heard of the place and are fourth generation locals. They were not impressed, and neither was I even through I told them about the area and why it was considered Historic. There are some nice homes nearby, and some shabby homes nearby. Its residential area, and the city doesn't really seem to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

I live in Lake Charles and it is great to have this beautiful historic district in my hometown. The houses represent our past and the unique architecture and craftsmanship of the carpenters that built these masterpieces. Unlike many downtown areas that are treeless, this area is shrouded with majestic trees that have stood there for 100 years are more. I... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

Our Family Drove through this district, as I had heard such much about it. You have to see it in person, pictures do not do it justice

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016

If you love looking at period homes and a variety of styles then make time for this area. You can pick up a very nice brochure at the visitor's center which gives you the exact area and lists info on the homes. It was very helpful. It is a leisurely drive up and down and across the streets to cover... More 

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Barry, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

Truly enjoyed a driving tour in this historic district. Well documented, lovingly maintained with amazing assortment of structures.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Drive around and look at some beautiful old homes. Imagine yourself sitting on the porches having a cocktail. See the unique architecture of years past

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016

Agree with the other poster, wrong address! It's a few streets in the center of older homes adjacent to downtown. A few are gorgeous (some are now law firms) homes and a bit sad to see some that really need TLC.

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Pearland, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Very old and beautiful homes. Architecture around the district is one of a kind. We enjoy driving through every chance we get.

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