Laura: A Creole Plantation
Only 50 miles from New Orleans, have your passport ready as you enter the fascinating world of Louisiana Creoles who lived apart from the American mainstream for over 200 years. As you walk in the footsteps of 4 generations of one Creole family, Laura's acclaimed tour introduces you to provocative, intimate family relationships that transcended race & ethnicity.
Built 1805, 12 buildings on the Nat'l Register, formal & kitchen gardens, surrounded by sugarcane. Daily: 9:30-5.
Located midway between New Orleans & Baton Rouge. Take I-10 to Exit 194, following sign that reads: "South to Gramercy." Drive 4 miles straight ahead, across US-61 and drive over the BIG Mississippi River Bridge. Take FIRST exit ramp (RIGHT) back to the River levee. Turn LEFT, go 4 miles to Laura.