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48th Annual Audubon Pilgrimage

Mar 15, 2019 at 9:30 AM - Mar 17, 2019 at 5:00 PM

$10.00 - $1,200.00

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Event Details

Since 1972 the West Feliciana Historical Society’s annual pilgrimage has been permitting privileged visitors an intimate glimpse into the houses and gracious lifestyles of historic St. Francisville, Louisiana - Audubon’s scenic, unspoiled Happyland.

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Venerable in its own right, the annual Audubon Pilgrimage has been celebrating spring in Louisiana’s English Plantation Country for forty-eight years. Each year the sponsoring West Feliciana Historical Society opens the doors of significant historic structures to commemorate the tenure there of artist-naturalist John James Audubon as he painted a number of his famous bird folios and tutored the daughter of Oakley Plantation's Pirrie family—Eliza. Highlights of the 2019 Audubon Pilgrimage include opportunities to visit Sunnyside (c. 1838), Laurel Hill Plantation (1830), Brasseaux House (1895), Puente Largo (1850s), and the Coffin House (1903).

Other tour-worthy sites include Rosedown and Audubon State Historic Sites, both of which host special interpretive activities all weekend; Afton Villa Gardens; five nineteenth-century churches; and the Rural Homestead, which hosts lively demonstrations of the rustic skills of daily pioneer life. Tour houses and daytime activities are open daily from 9:30 am to 5 pm, and 11 am to 4 pm on Sunday. Plus old-time hymn singing, graveyard tours, a wine & cheese reception, and Light Up The Night, the popular Saturday evening soirée that features live music and dancing, dinner, and drinks.

For tickets and tour information, contact the West Feliciana Historical Society at (225) 635-6330, or visit westfelicianahistory.org.

Venue Information

11757 Ferdinand Street
St. Francisville, LA 70775
(225) 635-6330
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Organizer Information

West Feliciana Historical Society


11757 Ferdinand Street
St. Francisville, LA 70775
(225) 635-6330

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Mary Godke
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(225) 933-0516
Email:
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Helen Williams
Phone:
(225) 635-6330
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