Audubon State Historic Site Maps

St Francisville, LA

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Audubon State Historic Site Description

"The rich magnolias covered with fragrant blossoms, the holly, the beech, the tall yellow poplar, the hilly ground and even the red clay, all excited my admiration. Such an entire change in the fall of nature in so short a time seems almost supernatural, and surrounded once more by numberless warblers and thrushes, I enjoyed the scene." So reads the journal of John James Audubon as he recorded his arrival in 1821 at Oakley Plantation. This lush natural setting, with a variety of birds singing throughout the 100-acre forest, still inspires visitors. In these peaceful environs, it is easy to i

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