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Oak Alley Plantation Announces Spring 2015 Photography Contest

Five years of visitor excellence is recognized by TripAdvisor.

Spring 2015 Photo Contest : "Spring into Action"
On February 16th, the Ascension Parish Library hosted Oak Alley's Research and Interpretation Department and their presentation "Slavery at Oak Alley". As part of our educational programing, Vince Yardas and Laura Kilcer Van Huss shared a presentation with the Ascension Parish community. The discussion included the impact on slavery and the enslaved populations of the River Region and how those topics are interpreted at Oak Alley today. Last year, Oak Alley opened six exhibit buildings to help share a detailed history of the 220 people who were enslaved at Oak Alley over its time as a slave-holding plantation. Mr. Yardas and Ms. Van Huss shared details about this new exhibit and how it aids in telling the individual stories in preserving the history of those...

The Hermann Grima & Gallier houses in New Orleans hosted Oak Alley interpreters in a day-long training and history event.

On January 26, 1866, Andre Bienvenue ("A.B.") Roman passed away in New Orleans. Part of the Roman family dynasty in Louisiana, A.B. was brother to Jacques T. Roman, the owner of Oak Alley Plantation.

We are pleased to announce that the Oak Alley Plantation website will host an internet-accessible digital archive detailing the lives of all the enslaved individuals kept at Oak Alley.

Lonely Planet: Discover the History and Culture of Louisiana

Oak Alley Plantation welcomed her 5 millionth visitor (yes, you read that correctly- 5,000,000) since her opening in 1976. Today, October 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., Mr. Steven Keene purchased the 5,000,000th ticket.

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