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E. D. White Historic Site

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Interesting!

Visiting a smaller plantation showed a different and interesting perspective. Our guide said he was... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Cat1953
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Paducah, Kentucky
Part of local history

While this is a smaller plantation home it still represents a lot of history pertinent to this... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2016
saintthomasbound14
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new Orleans
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Exploring this National Historic Landmark will offer both a tour through a historical structure and the culture that surrounded the home throughout history. Situated on the banks of Bayou Lafourche, this was the residence of two of Louisiana’s...more
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2295 La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, LA 70301
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

It took us forever to find this place. Apparently, LA 2 was two different paths, and we were driving up and down towards the wrong way (towards Nichols) When we finally figured it out and found the correct address, all we could see was the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kelley H
Ashley F, Guest Relations Manager at E. D. White Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

We are very sorry to hear you had trouble finding our site. Please feel free to reach out to us for directions or information at 985-447-0915 or 985-399-1268. Our address is 2295 La. Hwy. 1, Thibodaux, LA 70301; however, if using GPS or other map...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018

Huge let-down! Found the property but there is nothing there. Website makes it look like you can see the home at least but it's not there anymore. Can't even walk around anywhere because it is all private property and a construction business is on the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank swedishcajun
Gloria L, Guest Relations Manager at E. D. White Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

We are sorry that you were unable to locate our site. Please contact us directly for directions at 985-447-0915 or 985-399-1268. We are open to the public Tuesdays through Saturdays 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Closed Sundays, Mondays and State Holidays - FREE ADMISSION) Our...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018

The house is empty of furniture. If you like to read the story of Mr. White, it is a good place. Don't miss the beautiful lives oak, older than 300 years.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Lorraine R
Gloria L, Guest Relations Manager at E. D. White Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

I am glad that you decided to visit our historic site and hope that you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for appreciating our beautiful oak trees.

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped on our way out of town. It is part of the La State Museum do there is no admission fee. It is self guided and is very interesting, worth a stop on your way in or out of town.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank TheRaginCajun2009
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Old restored mansion on the Bayou Lafourche manned by an a very well informed gentleman of Cajun ancestry with accent and all. We had a wonderful hour of informative info about the mansion.We were the only guests at that time.I like trees and the property...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank favoriteunclenormie
Reviewed 20 April 2017

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...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 18 April 2017

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...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Cat1953
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

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank P G
Reviewed 16 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...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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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...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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