Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site

January  2018

Daily • Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville - Daily House Tours, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The tour of the Main House looks at the 120 years of ownership by the Turnbull-Bowman family, the restoration by the Underwood family, and the acquisition of the site by the state of Louisiana. For more information call 877.376.1867 toll free or 225.635.3332 locally.
1/8/2018 to 1/21/2018 • Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville - History Mythbusters, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., on the hour. Common historical myths will be examined, looking at the factual information and circumstances behind them as well as the research that later disproved them. For more information call 877.376.1867 toll free or 225.635.3332 locally.

February  2018

Daily • Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville - Daily House Tours, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The tour of the Main House looks at the 120 years of ownership by the Turnbull-Bowman family, the restoration by the Underwood family, and the acquisition of the site by the state of Louisiana. For more information call 877.376.1867 toll free or 225.635.3332 locally.
Daily • Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville - Black History Month Display, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Discover the lives of African-Americans who influenced Louisiana and American history. Throughout the month, the site´s conference room will host an exhibit with pictures and brief biographies of these important figures. Period and historic music also will be played at various times throughout each day. For more information call 877.376.1867 toll free or 225.635.3332 locally.
2/24/2018 • Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville - Enslaved Life at Rosedown, 11 a.m. Learn more about the life of the enslaved people at Rosedown Plantation, through an examination of their duties, accomplishments, and treatment along with an exploration of the hierarchy that existed on the plantation. The program will discuss the historic layout of the plantation including outbuildings, home sites, work areas and fields, followed by a walking tour of the outbuildings on the grounds. For more information call 877.376.1867 toll free or 225.635.3332 locally.

March  2018

Daily • Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville - Daily House Tours, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The tour of the Main House looks at the 120 years of ownership by the Turnbull-Bowman family, the restoration by the Underwood family, and the acquisition of the site by the state of Louisiana. For more information call 877.376.1867 toll free or 225.635.3332 locally.
3/16/2018 to 3/18/2018 • Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville - Audubon Pilgrimage, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Visitors will get the opportunity to view the plantation in spring bloom with costumed re-enactors throughout the site. Period music and dancing will be performed at various times during this 3-day program celebrating the artist-naturalist John James Audubon and his time at Oakley Plantation in 1821. The event is held in conjunction with the West Feliciana Historical Societies annual Audubon Pilgrimage each March. For more information call 877.376.1867 toll free or 225.635.3332 locally.

April  2018

Daily • Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville - Daily House Tours, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The tour of the Main House looks at the 120 years of ownership by the Turnbull-Bowman family, the restoration by the Underwood family, and the acquisition of the site by the state of Louisiana. For more information call 877.376.1867 toll free or 225.635.3332 locally.