You can see the Destrehan Plantation and enjoy the rest of your vacation. Transportation is included. Destrehan Plantation is an antebellum mansion, in the French Colonial style, modified with Greek Revival architectural elements. It is located in southeast Louisiana, near the town of the same name, Destrehan. During the 19th century, the plantation was a major producer of indigo and then sugarcane.
Enjoy a combination swamp and plantation tour. Start the day with a 60-minutes Destrehan Plantation Tour, the oldest documented plantation in the Mississippi Valley and explore the slave revolt museum located on the grounds. Then end the day with a 90-minute Louisiana pontoon swamp boat tour. The Cajun Captains will navigate their way through the back swamp. You will learn about Louisiana Wetlands, the inhabitants of the swamp, the life and habits of the American Alligators. Our experience Captains will take you back to the history of Louisiana Bayou and Swamp exploration days.
See a variety of wildlife on a swamp boat ride and explore an authentic southern plantation on this tour from New Orleans. See alligators, egrets, raccoons and snakes during your ride around a private Louisiana swamp after taking a tour of Destrehan Plantation, the oldest documented French Colonial style house in the Lower Mississippi Valley.
This is a Plantation & swamp tour experience. The Destrehan Plantation. Established in 1787 and listed on the national registry of historic places remains the oldest documented plantation home in the lower Mississippi Valley. You will find Yourself immersed in the rich history of Louisiana when French was the language and the white gold of sugar was the economy. Family stories of those free and enslaved people set against the fabric of history will intrigue every visitor to this site. you will have a 30 to 45 min guided tour of the mansion and about another 45min of self guided tour to experience exhibits and pictures. And for the finale we will head to the swamp tour. Travelers will get the Cajun experience as you travel at high speeds to your tour site by airboat. Where then our Licensed Tour Guide will amaze you with the wealth of knowledge of Cajun life and the Louisiana swamp. Gators and all the wildlife the Louisiana have to offer
Louisiana in the 1800s was a far cry from modern times. And if you’re looking for one of the best places to start exploring the history of this place, this private day trip takes you to the most significant and oldest plantations in the area.Join your knowledgeable local host on a guided tour through the plantation and its grounds to get a full picture of what life was like back then- for both the plantation owners and the slaves. Your local host will make sure you get all the details and stories that visitors so often miss. Hear about how the Destrehan family came to historical significance, and discover who last owned the plantation before slavery was ended. From the plantation architect to Marguerite, a household slave, you’ll get to know more about the lives of the people that lived here. Take your time walking through the historical buildings- fully understanding all the rooms in the plantation and what their purpose.
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