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A Stirring Visit

Read the Longfellow poem first. Then stop by and see the site where as the story goes Evangeline... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Amarillo, Texas
Interesting if you know the story and history.

This old tree is interesting if you know the story of Evangeline and the Acadians. The whole... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Geo G
Draper, Utah
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Saint Martinville, LA
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Read the Longfellow poem first. Then stop by and see the site where as the story goes Evangeline was reunited with her long lost love, only to find out he had since remarried. The root of the story is an important part of North American...More

Thank TrueTexasTraveler
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This old tree is interesting if you know the story of Evangeline and the Acadians. The whole history of the Acadians and their relocation to French Louisiana is very interesting and an important page in our history.

Thank Geo G
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

The oak was huge and beautiful. The river area was lovely and had easy access from the church. Very romantic and pretty.

Thank Ursula R
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This Longfellow poem has always been one of my favorites so it was very inspiring to be in the location where his two Acadian protagonists are reunited.

1  Thank baileyal
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Sometimes when you live in a town with historic things you tend to take them for granted. however, last fall we took the kidos for a walk on the boardwalk near the Evangeline Oak and reminisced a little. This is a great place for a...More

1  Thank EFGreig
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We visited the small park several times. It was neat and well maintained. We enjoyed the walkway by the water behind the oak.

Thank Joy4Now
Reviewed 3 January 2017

When Longfellow wrote the poem "Evangeline" the old oak tree was the meeting place for the characters in the poem. That was 170 years ago and the majestic oak still stands. The village of Saint Martinville has done a wonderful job of memorializing this work...More

2  Thank tomthbomb
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Nice little park. The story behind the tree is intriguing. Quick stop. Saint Martinville is a quaint little town.

Thank dasg23
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Located on the Bayou Teche. There is a large Oak Tree. The tree is associated with a Longfellow poem "Evangeline". The park is small. There is a walkway along the Bayou.

Thank charles6346
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Even if you just grab some coffee and a book to enjoy the park it's worth it. Not because it has a story behind because the park provides tranquality

Thank pretblueye
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