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Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, Lafayette
(4.4/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web)
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  • Lovely grounds with a chance to learn about the history of the Bayou Teche area and early settlers. We went as a family group with some visiting from several states. 
  • Evangeline State Park is about 30 minutes south of Lafayette, but the drive there and the time spent gives one a nice sense of life faced by Louisiana's Creole and Acadian settlers. The main attractio...  more »
  • We had a tour of the Plantation from a very knowledgeable guide. Also, the staff in the exhibit area were very well informed about cajun history and life style. 
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  • I really enjoyed the lesson on Cajun and Creole history I received at this historic site. It has a creole plantation and an Arcadian cabin. The staff here were very helpful and coated me with bug spray. The experience was much better than I expected from a small site. They have majestic live oaks. I loved the Gabriel oak.
  • I had a delightful time here and was surprised to see what we had in our own back yard. I would recommend this as a place to check out if you are interested in Cajun and Creole history.
  • Great job on the Frisbee golf course!!
  • Went to take pics with our Camaro club and they let us know that just to be on grounds is $4 per person. They let us finish pic but watched to make sure we didn't walk around. Didn't see past parking lot so don't know about the rest
  • Great