Take a step back in history with “An Enslaved Life” grounds tour


BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) The Audubon State Historic Site is having a tour of the yard and cabins with talks focusing on the life of the enslaved at Oakley Plantation on Saturday, Aug. 28 at 11:30 a.m.

The tour is to be led by a Ranger and is intended for an adult audience. The walking tour is included with the standard park grounds fees.

Oakley House Tour and Grounds for adults, ages 18-61, is 10 dollars. Seniors, ages 62 and over, can get in for eight dollars. Children, who are as young as four and up to 17-years-old, are six dollars. Any child under four is free.

The Oakley House is 200 years old. Its park includes a nature trail, a pavilion, historic buildings, a museum and picnic areas.

The plantation home is open Monday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The house is closed on holidays.

Visit the Audubon State Historic Site for more information on the Oakley House. Click here more information on Louisiana’s State Parks.

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