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Situated on the banks of Bayou Boeuf, Loyd Hall Plantation's past is marked by countless stories of survival throughout its 175-year history. The 640 acres have been farmed since 1800. The live-in owners say ghosts and spirits occupy the antebellum home.
Other History nearby:
(Many) Fort Jesup State Historic Site
(Leesville) Fort Polk Military Museum
(Natchitoches) Fort St. Jean Baptiste
(Natchitoches) Ft Jean Baptiste State Commemorative
(Cloutierville) Kate Chopin House
(Alexandria) Kent Plantation House
10/18 Coming to The Alexandria area
Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival Breaux Bridge LA May3-5 The Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival has become one of the largest gatherings of world famous Cajun, Zydeco and Swamp Pop musicians and plays host to over 30 bands on three stages during the three-day festival.
Louisiana Peach Fest Ruston LA June21-22 The fun begins on Friday in Ruston’s historic Railroad Park at 6:30 p.m. with Dixie Tradition, followed by a return festival appearance by Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band at 8:30 p.m.
Le Festival de la Viande Boucanee Ville Platte LA June29-30 This festival, which translates into the "Smoked Meat Festival", has a World Championship Cookoff, culinary demos, Cajun smokehouse in action, and Cajun Heritage exhibitions. Thirty hours of non-stop music are also an attraction of the festival.
Cracklin Festival Port Barre LA November8 This festival is held in November in Port Barre. Four days of fun include family entertainment, Cajun and Country music, food, cooking contests, arts and crafts, and a parade.
Pepper Festival St Martinville LA September14-15 This annual festival, usually taking place on the third Sunday of October, celebrates the pepper industry in Louisiana. Benefits kids, and attractions include Cajun food, bands, and a Poker Run. One day only. Call or write for dates and times.