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Museum of the New Llano Colony

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Great small museum about a unique community

New Llano Colony was the longest non-religious socialist community in the United States and it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cheré C
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Lafayette, United States
Fascinating History

Curator Mary Ann Fussell is outstanding in her knowledge and enthusiasm for sharing the narratives... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Michael D
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1 week ago
“Great small museum about a unique community”
22 Jul 2018
“Fascinating History”
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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211 Stanton St, New Llano, LA 71461-4535
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+1 337-238-8121
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Reviewed 1 week ago

New Llano Colony was the longest non-religious socialist community in the United States and it was located in southwest Louisiana, at an abandoned lumber town. The story of how the colony began and operated is fascinating and director Mary Ann Fussell gives tours and explains...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cheré C
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Curator Mary Ann Fussell is outstanding in her knowledge and enthusiasm for sharing the narratives of this fascinating time period. Her presentation is delivered without bias; rather she delves into concrete, intricate and sometimes intimate detail about the lives in the commune.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Michael D
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

This museum features historic documents and artifacts from the cooperative days of the New Llano Colony in the early 1900s. This progressive Colony was based upon a utopian social concept. The Colony thrived for 20 years and had many citizens who were well known globally....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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