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Central Louisiana Plantations, Folk Art, Politics, Food & Entertainment!

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Join Nancy Reid & Lisa Smith for this special episode covering their travel experiences throughout central Louisiana, as part of their Big Blend Spirit of America Tour of all 401 National Park units and their gateway communities.
Hear interviews about Historic Plantations including the Oakland & Magnolia Plantations within Cane River Creole National Historical Park, Loyd Hall in Cheneyville, Kent House in Alexandria, plus, Elvin Shields’ Plantation Toys and life at Oakland Plantation.
Caroline Phillips talks about the Louisiana Political Museum in Winnfield.
Glynn Burrows of Norfolk Tours UK will discuss the historic connections between England & Louisiana, and Steve Schneickert reports on the area’s Hollywood History. And, hear about the great food, entertainment and lodging options in the area including Tunk’s Cypress Inn on Kincaid Lake, Hampton Inn in Natchitoches, Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Alexandria, and more!