The West Feliciana Historical Society is pleased to share the details of the 2020 Audubon Pilgrimage. You won’t want to miss the 49th annual event which will feature some exciting changes including two houses to tour during the Friday Night festivities and a gospel brunch on Sunday. Local writer and historian, Anne Butler, provided the following peek at the history of all the houses on tour.
SPRING GROVE, built in 1895 on lands carved from Afton Villa Plantation for Barrow descendent Wade Hampton Richardson IV, was “an ideal country home supplied with modern conveniences to make rural life agreeable.” When his only daughter married at 18, the house was expanded so that she could raise her family there, and
To accurately represent the historic authenticity of the period, Pilgrimage costumes and accessories should conform to the style, fabric, trim and decorative elements of the early Romantic Period, specifically 1820 – 1824. The websites below represent products from a range of time periods. This list is a work in progress. It is meant to be modified over time, as new or better resources emerge. Contact Yvonne Leak (225-324-1710 firstname.lastname@example.org) with additional recommendations. If you would like to receive additional information guides for women's costumes or children's costumes, please contact the Museum at 225-635-6330 or email your request.