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Afton Villa Gardens
Blossoms Among the Ruins---When Afton Villa Plantation burned to the ground in 1963, nothing much remained but the gardens. Genevieve and Morrell Trimble saw the 250 acres of rubble and overgrown landscape, fell in love with it, and in 1972, embarked on their huge 20-year project to restore the lost gardens.Afton Villa is open from March 1 - June 30 and October 1 - November 30th of each year.
Audubon State Historic Site (Oakley House)
Highlights; West Indies plantation home, hands-on museum, trails, herb gardens, slave quarters, barn with animals and out-buildings, such as a kitchen. To do: Guided plantation tour, visit out-buildings & barn, hiking & birding trails, photograph scenic views, picnic and talk with "Gus," the live turkey which roams the grounds. Audubon State Historic Site is closed on Sundays and Mondays.
Park Manager: John R. House III. Audubon State Historic Site Locust Grove State Historic Site Louisiana Office of State Parks Office: (225) 635-3739 Fax: (225) 784-0578
Garden Symposium Park
Quaint pocket park at the corner of Ferdinand & Royal Streets. Take a break from your stroll of the Historic District and relax on the park benches, Fountain with fish and garden.
Imahara's Botanical Gardens
Please join us as we open our gates to share our newest project with neighbors, gardening friends and guests. Enjoy a tour of our legacy garden plus discover the historic area from our past which brought us back to our roots.
Rosedown gardens were the province of Martha Turnbull throughout her life. The Turnbulls’ honeymoon in Europe included great formal gardens of France and Italy, an influence seen in Martha's activities at Rosedown. The gardens grew out from the house over a span of many decades, to cover approximately 28 acres. In the 19th century, Rosedown was one of the few privately maintained formal gardens in the United States.
St. Francisville and Jackson Garden Stroll
The tour provides a wonderful opportunity to visit 5 beautiful and unique private gardens in Louisiana’s East and West Feliciana Parishes. twww.stfrancisvillespringstroll.org
Louisiana West Feliciana Parish Tourist Commission, Email Us 1 (800) 789-4221
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