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Laura Plantation (1997)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Vacherie, St. James Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1997-11-28

Duration: 00:11:03

Subjects: Laura Plantation (La.) | PLANTATIONS | History | Slavery | CREOLES


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Marmillion, Norman Interviewee


This segment from the November 28, 1997, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s visit to Laura Plantation, the recently restored Creole Plantation in Vacherie in St. James Parish. She interviews Norman Marmillion, the owner, who discusses his efforts to tell visitors the full history of Creole plantation life. Host: Robert Collins