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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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White Gold

Interesting tour of the plantation showing you how cotton was planted, picked & processed during... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tigertribal
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Craigavon, United Kingdom
An excellent immersion in the old and new cotton production

This was an excellent tour through the cotton production of the old south and modern production... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PaulMP38
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Chicago, Illinois
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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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“slave quarters” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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 5 days ago

Interesting tour of the plantation showing you how cotton was planted, picked & processed during slavery. Visited the slave shacks, an over-seers shack, an old cotton gin (engine) & an up to date cotton processing plant. Attached shop for unique gifts. Loved Rhonda, an enthusiastic...More

Thank Tigertribal
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an excellent tour through the cotton production of the old south and modern production. The guide that took us through the experience was very knowledgeable about the history. We saw the bags the pickers had to fill, the sharp edges of the pods,...More

Thank PaulMP38
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like Southern History this is the place to see. Our tour guide was very informative and very friendly! Love you Rhonda! You can even pick your own cotton and get up close and personal with the surroundings. We will visit again.

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ostensibly all about cotton production then and now, in truth this tour is a terrific illustration of how tourist attractions can educate, inform and enlighten while sharing a piece of history. By way of background, we had just spent a few days in Vicksburg and...More

1  Thank jakester88
Reviewed 1 week ago

I detest group tours and typically avoid them like the plague. My family members orchestrated this plan so I went along and was richly rewarded. What an excellent, "immersive" experience! So educational, enlightening and eye opening. We had an excellent guide (Rhonda) who was super...More

1  Thank MrsH0dges
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a motor coach tour visiting attractions in MO, MS and LA. Everyone thought the tour was excellent. We all learned so much about the cotton industry, historic and modern. The tour was a hands on experience and every question was answered.

1  Thank Duane B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour will show you how cotton was planted, picked and processed back during slavery and share cropping. They will also let you visit their modern cotton gin which takes care of farmers in the region. The tour is set-up as a continuous tour. They...More

1  Thank Douglas L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a guided tour of this historic cotton plantation that still operates as a cotton farm and gin. The staff is very knowledgeable and professional as they walk you through the old slave quarters and original historic cotton gin. You even have the opportunity...More

1  Thank Vondie O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the better plantation tours we have done. The loop set up for the tour is great so that you can join anytime. We were able to go right out into the cotton field and try picking and see what a gruelling...More

1  Thank Berns
Reviewed 15 September 2017

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

1  Thank meandros
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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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