Promoting Rural Tourism Along U.S. Highway 65 in Louisiana

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Louisiana Delta 65 Logo - Promoting Rural Tourism Along US Highway 65 in Louisiana Wildlife Refuges welcome visitors in fun, educational, safe environments to learn about wildlife conservation... Delicious Southern food like boiled crawfish, fried green tomatoes, grits and so much more Beautiful sunsets, sunrises and outdoor natural beauty are all around in the Delta 65 area

  About Delta 65   

 

Bayou Cocodrie
National Wildlife Refuge

Byerley House Museum

CJ Walker

Crescent Plantation

Cushy Alpacas

Delta Music Museum

Delta Airlines Beginnings

Flag Plaza

Frogmore  Plantation

Golfing

Grants Canal

Hermoine Museum

Jerry Lee Lewis Home Tour

Lake Bruin State Park

Lake Concordia

Lake Providence

Lake St. John

Louisiana Cotton Museum

Mississippi River

Poverty Point Historical Site

Tensas River
National Wildlife Refuge

Thomas Jason Lingo
Community Center 

Transylvania

Underground Railroad Marker

Winter Quarters

What Else We've Got:

Okra Salt Domes | Agriculture | Hiking | Wildlife  | Ancient Mounds | Festivals | Much More!

There ought to be a law against anybody going to Europe until they have seen the things we have in this country.

- Will Rogers

 
 

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Along US Highway 65 in Louisiana

Music: old-time country music (family and community bands, benefits and country music shows), bluegrass, rockabilly, blues (delta blues, rhythm & blues with guitar, bass, horns, harmonica), gospel music (African American gospel quartets, shaped-note singing, gospel radio shows, Mennonite a cappella family singing, and Pentecostal Church music) http://www.deltablues.net/index.html 

Crafts: tupelo gum dough bowls, split oak basketry, carving, whittling, quilting, soap making, and hunting horns, buttermaking, cane syrupmaking, barbecue, fish cookery,  auctioneering, cotton farming (and other crops including catfish), cotton press calling, cropdusting, logging, boatbuilding, trapping, netmaking, riverlore (river pilots´┐Ż stories, rope skills, river customs) and so much more!  Our festivals feature many of these!

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Links for more information:

Willing to Take the Risk
http://www.folklife.si.edu/resources/Festival1997/willing.htm  

Contests! and more> http://www.nsula.edu/folklife/ 

http://www.laarchaeology.org/ 

Come Celebrate Life the Way We Do!!
http://zydecocajunbyway.com/history.html 

http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/museums/museums/museums-index.htm

 

Towns >  Lake Providence  Oak Grove  Transylvania    Tallulah   Newellton   St. Joseph   Vidalia   Ferriday
   
Parishes >  East Carroll  West Carroll  Madison   Tensas  Concordia

Louisiana Delta 65, Inc.
305 Dabney Street
Tallulah, Louisiana  71282
Telephone:  318-574-8519
Website: www.ladelta65.org
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