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Address: 2295 LA HWY 1, Thibodaux, LA
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Educational and cost - - FREE !

The E. D. White house is a state museum. The house is small compared to other plantation homes in Louisiana. The exhibits were very educational and well done. The house did not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dennis B
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Eagle, Nebraska
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Eagle, Nebraska
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The E. D. White house is a state museum. The house is small compared to other plantation homes in Louisiana. The exhibits were very educational and well done. The house did not have furnishings like other homes, but it is simple, educational and a very cozy place. It was home to Edward White who was a Confederate officer who later... More 

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Paducah, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting a smaller plantation showed a different and interesting perspective. Our guide said he was just filling in, but I can't imagine the regular guide doing any better! He was very knowledgeable about the property and delightful to talk with. Particularly enjoyed his memories of growing up on the river. This property has to be a gem for the locals...with... More 

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Thank Cat1953
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Learn a little about Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court E.D. White and his family and childhood home. Totally free state historic site. Walk the small grounds and tour the home. Great staff. Easy

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Thank P G
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4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great tour! We enjoyed the history and were surprised that the tour was free! The tour is a self- guided tour for the most part, after some brief information from the staff. The male staff member even brought us an umbrella to get us back to the car since it was raining. It was greatly appreciated!

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Thank My Info K
new Orleans
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52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

While this is a smaller plantation home it still represents a lot of history pertinent to this area. Named after a prominent landowner and statesman the E.D. White site gives the visitor a glimpse into a simpler time. Additions and renovations make the grounds and house interesting and informative. Activites are occasionally held on the grounds to promote community interests.... More 

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Piscataway, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Nothing special but is a good start point before to go to more popular places. It's free and nice. Nothing special inside but you could learn a lot about White family

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Conyers, Georgia
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81 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This tour is very laid back. You can have a guided or self-guided tour. The house was interesting and informative. The best things are the 375 and 400 year old live oaks!!

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Louisiana
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

E.D. White House is the story of how a young Cajun boy , who was well educated in the law became the Chief Justice of the United States. Many of the artifacts are from the period of time when White lived. It shows the transition of a man to a high ranking government official.

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Loreauville, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Mr. Herb was excellent in showing us around. We enjoyed the tour very much. He was very helpful in answering any questions we had, and also in suggesting other places for us to visit. Beautiful place to visit and free. Just give a donation if you can to help with maintenance, please

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Andover
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98 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Stopped by to start out our day of touring plantations. Although this is not a plantation, the building has a lot of history. The structure itself has been refurbished to the original as much as possible. We were the only couple there and "Herb" offered to give us a tour. He was great, taking questions, joking, and constanly feeding us... More 

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