A Visit to Locust Grove Cemetery

March 20, 2022

March 20th, 10 AM-4 PM, Visit Locust Grove State Historic Site
Take a visit to one of the many historic cemeteries in Louisiana. Louisiana State Parks opens for the day the historic cemetery of Locust Grove Plantation State Historic Site from 10 AM-4 PM The plantation once owned by Luther Smith and Anna Davis Smith, sister of Jefferson Davis, became the final resting place for many figures important in the early history of Louisiana. Experience history through figures like Sarah Knox Taylor, the daughter of President Zachary Taylor and short lived wife of Jefferson Davis, who died at Locust Grove Plantation.  See the grave of Major General  Eleazar Ripley, one of the earliest generals of the young country and who  invaded Canada during the War of 1812. After one of the largest battles in Canada he was known as "The Hero of the Battle of Lundy's Lane". The event is outdoors. There is no access to facilities. For more information please contact Audubon state Historic Site at 1-225-635-3739.