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Frogmore Plantation

#1 of 3 things to do in Ferriday Features Animals
11656 Highway 84, Ferriday, LA 71334-4659
+1 318-757-2453
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Love History, you will love this tour

This tour took us on a a journey through present day and yesteryear, It has slave quarters on it as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
reecemike
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Jackson, Tennessee
Great learning experience

I was in New Orleans and read about Frogmore online. While there are plenty of plantations in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robby M
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Westernport, Maryland
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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
LOCATION
11656 Highway 84, Ferriday, LA 71334-4659
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+1 318-757-2453
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
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 3 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

Thank PandyPandora
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Frogmore is an historic cotton plantation about seven miles west of the Mississippi River. Driving from Natchez, the signs are small but well marked. The plantation consists of a small plantation house (private), a store, a small theater, out buildings, slaves' quarters, and an old...More

1  Thank Dave48838
Reviewed 25 March 2017

What a terrific place! We arrived as walk-ins on opening day for the season, along with 3 busloads of tourists from the Midwest. Things were a bit chaotic, but Lynn, one of the docents, took good care of us. We actually took the tour twice...More

2  Thank Beverly D
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Our River Cruise ship stopped in Natchez for the day and my wife and I decided to take the Frogmore Plantation tour. Lynette Tanner, the owner, was our guide. The tour ended up being part cotton plantation and part slavery history. Lynette is very knowledgeable...More

3  Thank Arnold W
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Rhonda, our tour guide, was phenomenal! Her enthusiasm made the tour. This is a great place with enough outbuildings to really set the stage for a good understanding of the cotton plantation.

2  Thank Robin H
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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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