Oakley Plantation rests within the Audubon State Historic Site, a part of the Louisiana Office of State Parks in Historic St. Francisville, La. The park is located 20 minutes north of Baton Rouge off the Great Mississippi River Road, U.S. Hwy 61. Today 100 acres of the original Oakley Plantation, where artist naturalist John James Audubon stayed in the late summer of 1821 is open to the public. The site includes an interpretive center. Guided tours are offered daily of Oakley House, the plantation "Big House". Visitors may tour on their own the gardens, slave cabins, barn and kitchen of the plantation. The park has a nature trail, a covered picnic pavilion seating 50, and an open picnic area seating over 100.
A visit to Audubon State Historic Site creates an opportunity for students to take a step back into the past. Our professional Park Rangers lead each group in an immersive walk through history which includes a guided tour of Oakley House and one activity of your choice.
Home School programs are offered from September through May, and are scheduled from 9:30 AM until 1 PM Tuesday through Friday. No admission is charged but all groups must preregister. The minimum group size for these activities is 20 and the maximum 60. To preregister please contact the site at 1-225-635-3739 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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|Area served:||St. Francisville|
|Location:||11788 State Hwy 965, St Francisville, LA 70775, USA|
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