Visiting Rosedown

Rosedown Plantation was built in 1835 by Martha and Daniel Turnbull.  The historic site is located in the town of St. Francisville Louisiana in the parish of West Feliciana.  In its prime Rosedown’s agricultural lands covered over 3,000 acres in cotton and held over 250 slaves.  The property is no longer a functioning cotton plantation. In November of 2000 Rosedown was designated as State Historic Site and later a National Historic Landmark.  It is owned and operated by theLouisiana’s Office of State Parks.  The site is open for guided tours Monday through Sunday, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.  The historic gardens cover nearly 28 acres and include twelve original out buildings. Guided house tours of the main house are every hour starting at 10:00 am and the last tour of the day is at 4:00 pm.

Our GPS Coordinates are : N 30.79081   W 91.37270

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