The Hattiesburg Train Station runs on the Crescent route from New York-Atlanta-New Orleans. Having access to this special passenger train is a great community builder to take day trips to other parts of the U.S. The architecture of the station is from 1910, although has been updated.
Laura Plantation – Vacherie, Louisiana The sugar plantation was built in 1805 and is one of the regions oldest and largest plantations. The story of Laura Locoul Gore unfolds like a saga. Learn of the trials and tribulations that faced the women, children and slaves of Laura Plantation. Laura Plantation is credited with the origination of the Creole folktale many of us are familiar with: Compair Lapin, or Br’er Rabbit.