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Peaceful and quiet

Even if you just grab some coffee and a book to enjoy the park it's worth it. Not because it has a... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2016
pretblueye
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Egg Harbor City, New Jersey
Evangeline Oak in a lovely park

This tree is in a lovely little park next to some water. It was easy to get to and there was amble... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2016
LunaBluTravels
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Dallas, TX
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  • Average25%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed November 10, 2016

Even if you just grab some coffee and a book to enjoy the park it's worth it. Not because it has a story behind because the park provides tranquality

Thank pretblueye
Reviewed September 12, 2016

This tree is in a lovely little park next to some water. It was easy to get to and there was amble parking nearby. The park is small and there isn't much to do here. The museum next door was closed when I was there....More

Thank LunaBluTravels
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Down by the Bayou Teche just next to a small museum and a nice b&b stands an ancient oak, where Evangeline is said to have awaited her lover in Longfellows poem 'Evangeline'. It's a nice romantic place and you should go there if you are...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed visiting here recently with friends. Quiet, very little traffic and lots of local history to read about and see. Well worth the time.

Thank Greenfrogtrike
Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Come see the beautiful Live Oak tree that inspired the poem written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Sit beside the peaceful bayou Teche and enjoy the shade of this magnificent tree!

Thank RachelEJohnson
Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Do not miss on Evangeline whether you have or have not read Longfellow's poem: this is the heart of the Cajun country and the place is full of charm. Stroll along Bayou Teche, make photos on the little kiosk, dream and absorb the atmosphere honoring...More

1  Thank Olivier M
Reviewed April 11, 2016

A small park right on the bayou showcasing "The Tree". We were there on a stunning Spring day. This is a must-see for literature buffs who have read Longfellow's epic.

1  Thank John B
Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

It is a neat old tree, but it is the third Evangeline Oak, not an original. In a nice little park, easy to find, with parking, on the Bayou Teche.

2  Thank UPwrite
Reviewed March 24, 2016

This spot on the Bayou Teche has such wonderful history. Well worth a little side trip to see the beautiful trees and dream about the star crossed lovers that were to meet under it.

1  Thank Linda H
Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location on the Bayou Teche. The oak trees are a beautiful sight. Nice seating area with plenty of handicap parking and access to a restroom.

1  Thank Hessmer
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