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Great Little Southern Town

Donaldsonville is a little jewel just waiting to be discovered. While not large, it's certainly... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
Sebastian, Florida
Take a drive through the historical district of Donaldson

Took a side trip through the small downtown area of Donaldson on way to Nottoway Plantation. Has a... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
San Francisco, California
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14 Jun 2018
“Great Little Southern Town”
14 Mar 2017
“Take a drive through the historical district of Donaldson”
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Donaldsonville is a little jewel just waiting to be discovered. While not large, it's certainly well worth your time when in the area. I suggest you might want to see it when you visit Nottoway Plantation. The town has some beautiful old homes and the...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Took a side trip through the small downtown area of Donaldson on way to Nottoway Plantation. Has a couple of streets which have stood still in time with many historical elements still visible. Beautiful old buildings to observe. Definitely worth a drive.

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

A little off the beaten path, a few blocks from the historic building district is the Ascension Catholic Cemetery. I know, cemeteries are not the most exciting places to visit, but if you always wanted to go to a "New Orleans" type cemetery without the...More

1  Thank P G
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Easy to drive by. But slow down and drive through as Donaldsonville's Historic District has the finest collection of buildings from the antebellum era to 1933, of any of the Louisiana river towns above New Orleans. Many are in the midst of being renovated. While...More

1  Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Donaldsonville because it was closest to Pierre Part, LA. It is very close to River Road and many plantations. They also have an Historic District and great restaurants. And, of course, the mighty Mississippi River!

1  Thank 704laurav
Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

We had a rainy day & decided to drive around look at the historic buildings A co-worker of my husband said Donaldsonville a must see we enjoyed the old buildings many antique shops friendly shop owners cute quaint town

1  Thank theresavlach
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Donaldsonville, Louisiana, an historic town on the Mississippi River south of Baton Rouge that dates to 1806 and once was used by the notorious pirate Jean Lafitte as his headquarters, is touted as the "Gateway to Cajun and Plantation Country." Situated on highway 1, it...More

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