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  • The Lakeport Plantation
  • The Lakeport Plantation
  • Music Room Restored Mantel
  • The Lakeport Plantation and Cotton in August
  • Section of Original Floorcloth in the Entry Hall
  • North Parlor with Family Genealogy Exhibits
  • Johnson Family at Lakeport ca 1925
  • Salvaged Artifacts from Lakeport Restoration
  • Ice Tongs and Opera Glasses Belonging to Johnson Relatives
  • Mandy Thompson and Fannie Dorsey Outside Lakeport's Kitchen, ca 1915
  • Lakeport Servery Off the Dining Room
  • Lakeport Plantation During Cotton Harvest Season

Due to COVID-19, all Arkansas State University Heritage Sites are closed to the public until further notice.

Notice on GPS directions to Lakeport — 
If possible, avoid the levee.
Click here for directions.

The Lakeport Plantation house, built in 1859 on the Mississippi River in Chicot County, Arkansas, is a gem in the Delta. Having escaped extensive remodeling in the 20th Century, Lakeport retains many of its original architectural features. Preserved and restored by Arkansas State University, the National Register, Greek Revival home is one of Arkansas’s premiere historic structures. Today, the plantation’s stories of slavery, sharecropping, and the Johnson family are told in the house and grounds through guided tours and our AASLH award-winning exhibits.

Open year-round! • Lakeport Plantation Hours & Visitor Information

 

 

Lakeport is in the Delta near Lake Village, AR and Greenville, MS.

Lakeport was gifted to Arkansas State University by the Sam Epstein Angel family in 2001. The five-year 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.

An official Interpretive Center of the Great River Road National Scenic Byway


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