Down Louisiana Hwy 1, there is a town noted for its french tradition and
southern hospitality. The town of Mansura, formerly known as the "Prairie
des Avoyelles", was first settled by french soldiers serving under Napoleon,
settling and comparing this area to that of Mansura, Egypt,
a battle site of Emperor Napoleon.
Dr. Jules Charles DesFosse' House, c. 1790 L'Eglise St. Mansura, La.
Believed to have been built by Dominique Coco, Sr. and later
restored by Dr. Jules Charles DesFosse'. The house is La.
French Colonial styled. Owned by the Town of Mansura, the
home is open for tourists Tuesday through Saturday from 11am
to 3pm. Small admission fee. Tourist information is available.
First home listed in the National Registry of Historic Places in
Hypolite Bordelon House, c. 1820 Tunica Drive West Marksville
Early Creole pioneer dwelling. Open 11am to 3pm. Tuesday
through Saturday. Admission fee. Tourist
information is available. National Registry of Historic Places.
Pre Historic Indian Park & Museum
The 39 acre park includes prehistoric Indian mounds and
Indian village sites with picnic facilities. Open 7 days a week.
9 AM to 5 PM Admission Fee, National Historic Landmark.
Tunica-Biloxi Indian Center and Museum Hwy 1 South of Marksville
Museum houses the famous Tunica Treasure, the most
extraordianary collection of Indian and European artifacts from
the Colonial Period ever excavated in the lower Mississippi Valley.
Admission Fee. Tourist information is available.
Paragon Casino Resort
There are many more places to visit during your stay at
The Honeysuckle Bed & Breakfast
For more information or to make reservations
Call: (318) 964-5435
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