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    City: Donaldsonville
    510 Railroad Avenue Donaldsonville, LA 70346
    The history of generations along the Mississippi River finds expression in the brush strokes of Alvin Batiste, self taught, primitive artist, whose work has been critically acclaimed. Visitors may...
    City: Donaldsonville
    701 W 10th Street Donaldsonville, LA 70346
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    City: Donaldsonville
    716 Mississippi Street Donaldsonville, LA 70346
    Beautiful cathedral-like structure built in the late 1800’s, serving the Chruch parish established in 1772 after which Ascension civil parish is named. Originally a mission to serve the...
    City: Donaldsonville
    35444 Butler Road Donaldsonville, LA 70346
    City: Donaldsonville
    1240 Mississippi Street Donaldsonville, LA 70346 provides short term, fully furnished corporate housing in South Louisiana!!  We specialize in the personal touch and commitment to excellence in servicing our extended...
    City: Donaldsonville
    812 Railroad Ave Donaldsonville, LA 70346
    Baby back ribs, USDA choice steaks, po boys and seafood. Located in an old Donaldsonville train depot. Great atmosphere!
    City: Donaldsonville
    117 Railroad Avenue Donaldsonville, LA 70346
    You are currently nestled right in the heart of Plantation Country and directly between our capital city of Baton Rouge and Louisiana’s legendary and New Orleans. In a city full of rich and...
    City: Donaldsonville
    7775 Hwy. 70 N. Donaldsonville, LA 70346
    Located in Donaldsonville, LA. If you're looking for things to do on your trip, visit the Historic District, take a tour of the River Road African American Museum, visit Historic Fort Butler...
    City: Donaldsonville
    P. O. Box 346 Donaldsonville, LA 70346
    Historic Donaldsonville was founded in 1806 and is located where the Mississippi River and Bayou Lafourche meet. Donaldsonville was once home of the State Capitol of Louisiana, two Louisiana...

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In the Kitchen with Chef John Folse In the Kitchen with Chef John Folse
Get to know one of Louisiana's favorite chefs.

After a long day of touring plantations, nothing could be more satisfying than setting up camp in Donaldsonville and sitting down to a nice meal, well-paired with a glass of wine. Here’s where world-renowned Chef John Folse's manufacturing plant is located along with his Bittersweet Plantation and Lafitte’s Landing restaurant. Donaldsonville is known not only for its place in Louisiana culinary lore but also for its political significance. It served as the state capital in 1830 when the seat of power was first moved from New Orleans – because the more countrified legislators had become scandalized by the Crescent City’s laissez-faire approach to moral conduct. Though the capital ultimately moved to Baton Rouge, Donaldsonville has maintained the quiet, small-town appeal that first inspired Louisiana legislators to move there. Indeed, the state has designated Donaldsonville as one of its Main Street communities, and it is also home to the intriguing River Road African American Museum.
Ascension Parish Tourism