What Our Friends and Visitors Say..
Thank you so very much for all that eveyone did to make our wedding of November 11 such a beautifully memorable one. We are truly grateful to you all, and St. Joseph will remain dear to our hearts for many, many years. Glenn and Samantha Bergeron
Thank you for the wonderful tour for our Southdown volunteers and members. The added “mourning ” elements were very interesting (and the very next day the article was in our local Houma Courier newspaper). Good luck with all your endeavors at St. Joseph and we hope you’ll stay in touch with our group. Karen Hait Museum Director Southdown Plantation /Terrebonne Museum
We went to st. Joes during their mourning tour that shared how the family would have mourned the passing of family members. It gave a great insight into a past world. The buildings and grounds are fantastic! Not over the top ‘Gone with the wind’ type homestead but that’s never been the family’s way. Family members continue to staff the home and present tours which makes the experience so much richer. Loved it and you’d be missing out if you skip it because it’s not as grand as other plantations near by. Fantastic experience. Thank you to the lovely ladies…
[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] By Ellen Byron, award-winning mystery writer When you write mysteries, you tend to gravitate toward the macabre, which is how I ended up on the Creole Mourning Tour offered by St. Joseph Plantation in Louisiana. It was fun to experience a really good living history tour, as opposed to the lame one foisted upon Maggie Crozat and her co-workers by an obnoxious new boss in my latest Cajun Country Mystery, A Cajun Christmas Killing. The St. Joseph tour offered fascinating insights into the Creole customs and superstitions surrounding death. It helps that it’s the rare plantation still…
I was at the plantation in early July. I am from Ohio and came to Louisiana to visit my son. Seeing the plantation was one of the most important things that happened in my life. I love them and anything to do with them. I had a wonderful time there and plan to come back i Feb 2006. Keep up the good work, people need to see things like this beautiful home. You have done a great job on the house and grounds. Love it!!!!!!!! Marty McCormick
Charlie and I visited on Saturday, June 30, and had a wonderful time. Kiley was a sweet and informed tour guide, and the staff was willing to spend time with us, telling us interesting tidbits from the history of the family. We will spread the word in Baton Rouge about this unique and interesting historic site. Best of luck Sue Bradford & Charles Kearns July 2007