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Whitney Plantation: Museum of Slavery

Whitney Plantation opened it's doors to visitors for the first time ever in 2014, and we are now offering tours to this historic place in combination with St. Joseph Plantation. Whitney is the first plantation/museum of its kind. Situated along the well-traveled...

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Waters of the Mississippi Delta

Bayou, Swamp, Wetland - What's the Difference? Did you know the name bayou is actually native to Louisiana? The word is believed to have originated from bayuk, a term meaning small stream in a local Native American tongue. Bayou has come to mean the braided...

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The Cornstalk Fence

The well known Cornstalk Hotel is a landmark and tourist attraction on the picturesque Royal Street. But did you know this French Quarter hotel's namesake architectural feature, the ornate cornstalk fence, has an uptown predecessor? The original cornstalk fence...

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The French Market

Founded in 1791, the French Market is the oldest open air market in the US! Located on the East bank of the Mississippi River in the historic French Quarter, the market is now one of the main tourist attractions in the city. When it was first established, it...

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