Oak Alley Plantation is perfect if you love history, photography, bed and breakfast, or just want to have a good ol’ time in the south.
Are you a believer in Ghost?
This plantation and surround area is filled with beautiful sights and offers an insight to sugarcane production, slavery, and the American Civil War.
Visit the Oak Alley Plantation and grab a map to learn the history of the plantation ownership from 1820 to present. Using the map, be sure to tour the following highlights:
- Ticket Booth and Foundation Office
- Crepe Myrtles
- Slavery at Oak Alley
- Sugar Kettles
- Slave Marker
- Back Alley
- The Big House
- The Alley of Oaks
- The “Centennial” Papershell Pecan Tree
- The Plantation Bell
- The Roman Family Tombstone
- The Stewart Gardens
- The Sugarcane Theater
- The Confederate Commanding Officers Tent
- The Stewart Family Graveyard
- The Overseer’s House
- The House for Workers (now privately owned)
- The Blacksmith Shop
Some people believe that touring the ground is enough, I’m here to say it is worth taking a guided tour through the Big House!!
To visit the plantations website, click here.
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