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La. State Historic Sites operating hours modified

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Posted at 11:02 AM, Feb 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-27 12:02:34-05

The Office of State Parks announced changes to the operating days at Louisiana’s State Historic Sites.

Beginning March 2, Audubon State Historic Site in St. Francisville, Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site in St. Martinville, and Port Hudson State Historic Site on La. Hwy. 61 between Baton Rouge and St. Francisville will operate from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week. The additional days will allow more opportunities for school groups and group tours to visit the sites, according to park officials.

These sites join Poverty Point World Heritage Site and Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site in operating seven days a week.

Fort St. Jean Baptiste, Forts Randolph and Buhlow, and Mansfield State Historic Sites will remain operational Wednesday – Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., while Centenary State Historic Site remains operational Thursday – Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All State Historic Sites are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

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