To better accommodate visitors, Lakeport Plantation is now offering daily tours, Monday through Friday, on the hour, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Also, for the summer travel season, Lakeport will be open Saturdays, May 20-July 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with tours on the hour. Last tour will be at 2 p.m.
Lakeport will be closed for Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4.
Visitors who would like a tour of Lakeport at another time, should call 870.265.6031 for an appointment.
General admission is $5. Seniors, school age children and groups of 8 or more will be admitted for $3.
The Lakeport Plantation is an Arkansas State University Heritage Site near Lake Village, Arkansas and Greenville, Mississippi. Constructed ca. 1859, Lakeport is one of Arkansas’ premier historic structures and still retains many of its original finishes and architectural details. Open to the public since 2007, Lakeport researches and interprets the people and cultures that shaped plantation life in the Mississippi River Delta, focusing on the Antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction periods.
Arkansas Heritage Sites at Arkansas State University develops and operates historic properties of regional and national significance in the Arkansas Delta. ASU’s Heritage Sites include the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center, Southern Tenant Farmers Museum, Lakeport Plantation, the Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash, and the Arkansas State University Museum.