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Frogmore Plantation

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Address: 11656 Highway 84, Ferriday, LA 71334-4659
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+1 318-757-2453
09:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 15:00
Sat 10:00 - 14:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Selected by Rand McNally as "MUST SEE SITE IN THE SOUTH" the...

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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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... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 warm welcome from the two ladies Rhonda and Lyn who acted as our guides both... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 price is $15 and they offer a continual tour so you are not waiting for... More 

Thank PandyPandora
Greenville, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 cotton gin. Several structures date to the 1700's. The guide's are friendly and knowledgeable. The... More 

1 Thank Dave48838
Morris Plains, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
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 as the initial tour had to be abbreviated because of the bus schedule. We saw... More 

2 Thank Beverly D
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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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 and very passionate about both. The first part of the tour was primarily about the... More 

3 Thank Arnold W
Fleetwood, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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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Reviewed 8 March 2017

THANK YOU to Lynette (and her mother) and Buddy Tanner for a living history lesson! Thank you for keeping and restoring parts of our past while showing us present day cotton farming! To understand cotton, you MUST HAVE THIS "hands on" experience of touching, and picking and deseeding the cotton plant. We were on a tour off of the American... More 

Thank 3girlsgram
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our tour today so much. Lynn our guide was so friendly and informative the buildings are so well preserved and you learn so much about the history. My boys age 6 & 8 really enjoyed it. Would highly recommend.

Thank Tamsin M
Asheville, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is not your average plantation tour highlighting a beautiful home, you get a real feel of the working side of a plantation. The slave quarters were very interesting along with the implements they used for daily living. The food that they ate & how they prepared it. The simple church. I especially liked the demonstration of how cotton was... More 

1 Thank luvtarheelstate
Grobbendonk, Belgium
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

This plantation has a very different feeling than others ( Boone, Wormsloe, Oak Alley). This is not about a beautiful Manor House, an oak alley or Spanish moss. It's all about the cotton in past and present. They have cotton growing on the old site so you can see, touch and smell. The slave cabins bring you back to a... More 

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