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Frogmore Plantation

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11656 Highway 84, Ferriday, LA 71334-4659
+1 318-757-2453
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Wonderful Tour and Incredible learning experience on many topics

This was an excellent stop. We did the cotton then and now guided tour. One very clever aspect is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
meandros
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St. Pete Beach, Florida
Nice little plantation and country store

They didnt't take us to the big house, but when you see the well laid out slave homes you pretty... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jerry W
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New Jersey
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Selected by Rand McNally as "MUST SEE SITE IN THE SOUTH" the COTTON THEN & NOW tour is a guided tour of southern history from 1700’s – today with cotton in the fields to view or pick depending on season; furnished slave cabins; rare, antique steam gin, plantation store museum and gift shop; 20 historical bldgs. Contrast w/modern farming and computerized cotton gin, cotton trivia, & world stats. CIVIL WAR TOUR includes a DVD video/powerpoint pinpointing causes of the war; Orpheo Audio guided tour includes eight historical buildings and explains European connections, plantation life under martial law, and the effects of the war on owners and slaves. CALL FOR DATES AND TIMES: DELTA MUSIC TOUR intertwines plantation culture and history of gospel music with live vocalists and continues through blues, ragtime, and jazz and on to rock and roll. Includes visit to State of La Delta Music Museum on the Miss. Blues Trail.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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11656 Highway 84, Ferriday, LA 71334-4659
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+1 318-757-2453
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an excellent stop. We did the cotton then and now guided tour. One very clever aspect is they do it in a loop and you can join any time. No turning up just to wait 45 minutes for the next tour you just...More

Thank meandros
Reviewed 1 week ago

They didnt't take us to the big house, but when you see the well laid out slave homes you pretty much know the answer to the question, "were the slaves happy?" and you know the answer was uh uh. But it was interesting to see,...More

Thank Jerry W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really nice tour at the Frogmore Plantation. The Guides were very kind and told us everything about the history of the plantation.

Thank nikmue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Frogmore Plantation and experienced both the historical and present day tours. This was my first experience of a cotton plantation and I found it interesting. The two ladies Lynn and Rhonda were very friendly and knowledgeable. I spent nearly three hours taking a...More

Thank Patricia1209
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This tour took us on a a journey through present day and yesteryear, It has slave quarters on it as well as an old Gin and they explain how it all worked. Great place to go, but I would recommend going when it's a little...More

1  Thank reecemike
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I was in New Orleans and read about Frogmore online. While there are plenty of plantations in the NOLA area, none of them are cotton and none of them allow you to see both the historical and present perspective.....so, I decided to make the 3...More

Thank Robby M
frogmoreplantation, Owner at Frogmore Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for driving here from New Orleans. I am so pleased that you found your time here a worthwhile learning experience. I do hope you got to see a bit of Concordia Parish and the Natchez area on your trip.

Reviewed 20 June 2017

The place doesn't have a showy polished feel, but a genuine, welcome , stay a while aura. Make sure you have the time set aside to experience the in depth knowledge communicated by both the ladies there, Take both the tours , and immerse yourself...More

Thank michael m
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We went to this plantation because they are a fully operational computerized cotton gin in the United States. There is no big house to tour, but this is more about how the slaves lived. I really liked the history of this place. They also had...More

Thank JIMMY P
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Visited here whilst we were staying in Natchez and it took us a 20 minute car ride over the bridge across the Mississippi into Louisiana, an opportunity to see how the cotton industry worked in the 1815s right through to the modern industry today. A...More

1  Thank Gwen
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This place is a few miles from Natchez, MS on the US-84. It's well signposted. There is a small car park to the right of reception. It's a rare opportunity to see how a cotton mill operated in the 1800s compared with today. The tour...More

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Mouse701
21 July 2015|
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Response from Michael D | Reviewed this property |
When I was there in April They said they would plow this (the part they left for visitors to pick )under when they replanted the fields in may. So i don't know. You could call them They were a very friendly bunch.
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MominVirginia
28 June 2015|
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Response from Carlene K | Reviewed this property |
I was there in May and the fields were bare. You might want to try calling them and see if perhaps they can give you a date when they pick the cotton. Even if you don't get to pick you will learn so much. I really enjoyed... More
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