This tour is designed to help visitors understand the history of slavery throughout time and in Louisiana during the 17th and 18th centuries. It focuses on the origins of slavery, the different types of slavery; human costs, economic implications and abolitionist movements.It combines two guide narrations, one while in transit and the other on site at Whitney Plantation. We discuss how the institution of slavery created a world-wide economy that was part of the Industrial Revolution.
Erscheinungsdatum: 08.08.2011, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: Major General U.S. Grant's March in Louisiana (A Driving Tour), Autor: Dumas, David, Verlag: AuthorHouse, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: HISTORY // United States // Civil War Period // 1850-1877 // Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika // USA // ca. 1800 bis ca. 1861 // Periode der amerikanischen Erforschung und Expansion // 1861-1877 // Periode des amerikanischen Bürgerkriegs und die Ära des Wiederaufbaus, Rubrik: Geschichte // Sonstiges, Seiten: 60, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 251 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
Experience a pilgrimage back in time to the Antebellum South on this small group van tour. Visit two Louisiana plantations, including an elegant lunch at Houmas House on the famous Mississippi River Road! Enjoy a narrated scenic drive out of New Orleans and along the shores of Lake Ponchartrain. Soon, you arrive at our first stop: San Francisco plantation.
Experience a pilgrimage back in time to the Antebellum South on this private van tour for groups of up to 10 travelers. Visit two Louisiana plantations, including an elegant lunch at Houmas House on the famous Mississippi River Road! Enjoy a narrated scenic drive out of New Orleans and along the shores of Lake Ponchartrain.
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.
Your tour guide will point out many points of interest along the way, Lake Pontchartrain,The vast marsh Land and Louisiana swamp, The site of the largest slave revolt recorded in American history Destrehan Louisiana in 1811 slavery rebellion.
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.
First stop is Plantation Country where you will explore one of three plantations. Whitney Museum Plantation: During the 90-minute walking tour, visitors will gain a unique perspective on the lives of the enslaved people on a Louisiana sugar plantation, learning their stories through the real oral histories recorded by the Federal Writers Project during the Depression. Laura Creole Plantation: The Best 75 minutes History Tour in the United States. Tour includes The Maison Principale (Big House), Slave Cabins and more. Oak Alley Antebellum Plantation: Explore the most photographed plantation in Louisiana, this home was built in 1839 and was originally name Bon Séjour. Swamp Tour Included: take a 90 minute enchanting Louisiana swamp tour.
Join us for a walking tour of New Orleans’ most historic neighborhood, the French Quarter. See the “Vieux Carré” through the eyes of Louisiana’s famous Free People of Color (Les Gens de Couleur Libres). In an age when most people of African descent in the New World were considered the property of others, thousands of people of color owned their own property and forged their own paths in a world that was not their own. Hear their stories. Learn of their many contributions to this beautiful culture. Learn the history of the most emblematic neighborhood of one of the United States’ most iconic cities.This tour is an exploration of old Louisiana, the Louisiana that gave birth to Jazz and Zydeco, to gumbo and jambalaya. Louisiana is technically a southern American state, but culturally Louisiana has always been the northernmost part of the Caribbean. (This tour also includes a tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 and of the courtyard of a beautiful antebellum French Quarter residence.)