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Baton Rouge History on Display Baton Rouge History on Display
Downtown Baton Rouge is home to the Old Governor’s...
Civil War: In Louisiana Feelings Were Mixed Civil War: In Louisiana Feelings Were Mixed
In the lead-up to the Civil War, Louisiana was a...
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site
Tour the house and gardens of a luxurious 19th century...
Mardi Gras in Capital City: Come to the... Mardi Gras in Capital City: Come to the...
Big parades and festivities in Baton Rouge during...
The Story of Leprosy and the National... The Story of Leprosy and the National...
Discover the amazing stories of a centuries old disease,...
Outdoor Activities in Tunica Hills Outdoor Activities in Tunica Hills
Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Area is a large diverse...
Eat Fresh In Louisiana – Follow Our... Eat Fresh In Louisiana – Follow Our...
The Louisiana Culinary Trails can guide you to some of...
Fifty Ideas for Summer Fun Fifty Ideas for Summer Fun
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Family Fun at the Baton Rouge Zoo Family Fun at the Baton Rouge Zoo
BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo teaches conservation while...
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Historic sites abound in and around the state capital of Baton Rouge. The beautifully restored Louisiana Old State Capitol building is one of the most impressive examples of Gothic architecture in the country. Area museums interpret the history of steam locomotives, African-American art, early village life, the criminal justice system and more. Genteel communities such as St. Francisville and New Roads are known for a gracious living and historic plantations that reflect French Creole influences. Lovely hills around Jackson and Clinton make for scenic drives. Visit plantations, such as the grand dame called Nottoway in White Castle, for an architectural treat. Back in the capital city, visit the campus of Louisiana State University, the "red stick" on the bluffs of the Mississipi River at Southern University and enjoy fine dining, live music, a bustling riverfront and casinos.

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