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Welcome to Lakeport Plantation!

Lakport Legacies: July 31 -- "Images of Chicot County: A Book Project" with Dr. Blake Wintory and LaRhonda Mangrum

Regular Hours -- Open Year Round

Admission is $5, $3 for seniors, school age children, and groups of 8 or more.  Please call in advance for group tours:  (870) 265-6031.

Summer Hours 2014

May 24-July 26

Monday-Friday

Tour at 10 am

Tour at 2pm

Saturdays Open to visitors

11 am - 3 pm

Closed Sundays

New Exhibits

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Lakeport Blog has announcements and historical discussions.

The Lakeport Plantation house, built in 1859, is the only remaining Arkansas antebellum plantation home on the Mississippi River. The Greek Revival structure is one of Arkansas's premiere historic structures. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974, the home was gifted to Arkansas State University by the Sam Epstein Angel family in 2001. After five years of restoration work, the home opened to the public.

Have a question? Call us 870-265-6031.

Mailing / Physical Address:

601 Hwy 142, Lake Village, AR 71653

The restoration of the Lakeport Plantation house into a museum and public historic site has been funded through grants from the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council, National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Save America’s Treasures program.

 

This page is maintained by Blake Wintory

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