The Dead of Locust Grove Cemetery

January 17, 2021

Locust Grove State Historic Site in St. Francisville, La.  will be open Sunday January 17th to give visitors a peek into the past. This small plantation cemetary includes the graves of Major General Eleazar Ripley, a hero of the War of 1812, and of Sarah Knox Taylor, first wife of Jefferson Davis. There is no admission charged and please be aware there are no facilities onsite. The event will be held from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information, contact Audubon State Hitoric Site at 225-635-3739.