Kent Plantation House, Alexandria

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Kent Plantation House is the oldest standing structure in Central Louisiana. Listed since 1971 in the National Register of Historic Places, Kent House is located in Alexandria in Rapides Parish. The plantation house is a representation of southern plantation life between 1795 and 1855. The main structure was erected in 1800. The bousillage Creole house and restored period outbuildings are now a showcase for tourists.
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  • Kent House is a good plantation to visit for educational visits. They offer tours and have weekend events. If you can catch it on an Herb Day or Sugar Day, that’s the best time, in my opinion. Great.....  more »
  • We were in the area for LBA honor band, and decided to take a tour to kill some time. The three of us arrived about 1:40 and were taken on a private tour right away. One lady took us through the...  more »
  • A great representation of a French plantation. There are two original buildings one of which is the main house. Other buildings are from the period and were moved to the site. The tour was very informative and interesting. The staff were knowledgeable and nice. It was a great spot to stop if traveling through the area.
  • So full of history. Tour guides were great, very informative. Loved the place!

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