Lakeport

 

In addition to its regular weekday hours, Lakeport Plantation will be open on Saturdays this summer from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., May 28 until July 30.

Lakeport is closed on Sundays and will be closed on Memorial Day, May 30, and Independence Day, July 4.

Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Lakeport offers two daily tours of the plantation house: The tours are at 10 a,m. and 2 p.m., Monday through Friday..

If you would like to tour Lakeport a time other than 10 a.m. or 2 p.m., call 870.265.6031 to make arrangements.

Admission is: $5 general or $3 senior citizens, school age children, and groups of eight or more.

Lakeport Plantation is located at 601 Highway 142 in Lake Village.

The Lakeport Plantation is an Arkansas State University Heritage Site near Lake Village. Constructed ca. 1859, Lakeport is one of Arkansas’s 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.