ATTRACTIONS TO VISIT
The Republic of West Florida Historical Museum
features military, aircraft, scientific and musical
artifacts, along with native wildlife exhibits and
a working railroad. Located on College Street
in the heart of Jackson's Historic District.
The museum is open 10--5 daily except Monday.
Centenary State Commemorative Area - Jackson, LA.
Shortly before the Civil War, 250 students and 11 faculty filled the beautiful campus of Centenary College. Now this historic site is set aside as a commemorative area. (This site has been placed on the National Register) Phone 225-634-7925.
NOTE: The Centenary State Commerative site had been closed for some time. Recently, the State of Louisiana announced that it will re-open to the public again. Present operating hours are Tuesday-Saturday from 9 AM-5PM.
Visit the Historic Court House at Clinton Louisiana (c.1840)
Reputed to be the oldest courthouse in continuous use,
this National Historic Landmark is located on St. Helena Street.
The structure is enhanced by night lighting. 225-683-5145
Elysian Fields Farm offering horse and carriage rides.
VIsit our website at http:// elysian-fields-farm-horse-carriage.com
or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Greater Baton Rouge Model Railroaders complex in Jackson.
Open on the second and fourth Saturday of each month, year round, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free.
Lawyer's Row (c. 1840-1860) currently houses the Audubon Regional Library
as well as private businesses. The library has a Louisiana and genealogy collection and the building is also a National Historic Landmark. Located on Woodville St. in Clinton, LA.
Oakland Plantation (c.1837), pivately owned Carolina-I style with original brick plantation kitchen. This site is on the National Register. 6165 Hwy. 963, 6 miles north of Jackson via LA 68. Open by appointment, groups of 20 or more. Phone 225-629-5960.
Old Feliciana Courthouse, Jackson, LA. (c 1816), 1752 High Street. Original
courthouse for the Feliciana Parishes is on the National Register..
Milbank Historic House: Milbank began its history as the home of the Bank of Jackson. It later was used as a
dance hall and hotel. Furnished with museum quality antiques, this site is on the National Register and is open for tours.
A Couple of Suggestions for Lunch or Dinner:
The Surrey Restaurant at Bear Corners -1674 Charter Street.
Soups, salads, poboys, daily lunch specials. Open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. til 4 p.m. and Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 9 p.m. Phone 225-634-7655
Back Roads Steak and Seafood
3435 Plank Road, Slaughter, LA.
Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday 5 pm to 9:30 pm