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Historical Plantation Tour at Ardoyne Plantation

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    Welcome!  Come visit us at Ardoyne Plantation historic tours and event rental.  Our unique home was built in 1894 and is considered by the National Register of Historic Places to possibly be the largest and most elaborate remaining example of rural Victorian Gothic architecture in the state of Louisiana. This is one historical treasure one must see to believe, as it is filled with original family furniture and antiques. Direct descendants of the original owner, Senator John Dalton Shaffer, still reside in the home today and are there to share the stories passed down through 6 generations of this historical Sugarcane Plantation. So come take a tour with us and "meet" George Washington, Nellie Custis, Robert E. Lee and maybe even Uncle Benny's ghost!
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    Departure Point
    Ardoyne Plantation, Schriever
    Duration
    3h
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    Exclusions
    • Transportation to and from attraction
    • Food and drinks
    • Guide gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Good walking shoes suggested
    • A portion of the tour takes place outdoors
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 July 2019

    Visited this plantation while staying in the area for a few days and have been to several other plantation tours, this was by far the best. The tour guide Mrs Shaffer also resides there as a 6th generation family member. Her love of both the...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Cathy F
    Reviewed 19 May 2019 via mobile

    This an excellent tour, would recommend this to anyone. I could have spent a whole day looking at all the artifacts including some fantastic quilts and needlework.

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    Reviewed 28 October 2018

    I have been on many plantation tours over the years and this is one of the best I have ever been on. Tour guide/owner was very knowledgeable and pleasant. So many original things. It was fascinating.

    Date of experience: October 2018
    1  Thank eclaudet
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