HISTORIC ST. FRANCISVILLE- MANSIONS AND MAIN STREET
Arrive in St. Francisville via US Highway 61 north of Baton Rouge.
9:00am – 10:00am – Visit one of our earlier Plantation Homes built on Spanish Land Grants in the 1790’s be guided on a tour of The Cottage Plantation and its original out buildings, Butler Greenwood Plantation still in family home to the 8th generation or The Myrtles Plantation known for its Mystery and Hauntings. Each of these homes is located along US Highway 61.
10:30am – 12:00pm – Step into one of our newer 1830’s plantation homes, Greenwood Plantation built from the columns up after a lightning strike burned the original home. Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, complete with 28 acres of formal gardens, statuaries, and alley of oaks. Audubon State Historic Site or Oakley Plantation, home to John James Audubon at the beginning of his Birds of America series, complete with a visitor center.
12:30pm- 2:00pm Hope you are getting hungry we have a great variety of restaurants, The Carriage House, The Oxbow, Audubon Café, Que Pasa, Cozy Corner, Magnolia Café and The Bluffs.
2:00pm-5:00pm Drive downtown into our Historic Main Street area and stop in at the West Feliciana Historical Society Museum and Tourist Information Center, here you can visit and pick up our downtown walking tour map, which will take you to our Historic Churches and Cemeteries. Along the way stop into our local antique, gift shops; galleries. Need a cup of coffee or glass of wine? Head down to The Birdman or The Wine Parlor.
For more information visit www.stfrancisville.us