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You become part of history .......

Visiting St Martinville, and staying at the Old Castillo B&B, this beautiful oak tree is just next... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2016
FLworldwanderer
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Florida
Calm yourself after a day's drive!

This is the centrepiece to a lovely park and walkway along the lazy, lovely Bayou Teche. The... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2016
ChoosyAdventurer
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Visiting St Martinville, and staying at the Old Castillo B&B, this beautiful oak tree is just next door. Majestic might be one word to describe the tree, but however you see it ... it's spectacular Take the time to walk to the museum, as well...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2016

This is the centrepiece to a lovely park and walkway along the lazy, lovely Bayou Teche. The Evangeline Oak is the said to be the actual tree beneath which were to re-unite the real-life counterparts of the tragic lovers in Longfellow's celebrated poem about the...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2016

Next door is the Bed & Breakfast, Old Castillo Bed & Breakfast. What a perfect opportunity in conjunction with the town to offer afternoon tea on the side lawn overlooking the Teche Bayou?

Thank MaryJo49
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Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful piece of Acadien history. It is in the middle of St. Martinsville, the heart of cajun history, culture and land. Plan to spend a day or more in the area5.

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Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Drove from Lake Charles La to learn more about our beautiful state of Louisiana. The site of the Evangeline Oak was peaceful and serene. Easy parking nearby parking and places to sit and relax under the beautiful trees with the Bayou Teche just a few...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2015

story of cajun people is a sad one. the sight is interesting if you know the poem (and the movie). if you don't, learn it as it's a part of the country's heritage.

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Reviewed 6 October 2015

We stopped here after eating at St.Johns down the street and it was a beautiful setting on the Bayou Teche. There was a nice boardwalk and there were blooming flowers.

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Reviewed 11 September 2015

Very good visit being an Acadian this tree represent a very important time in the history of Acadians dating back to 1755. Being from Nova Scotia I have always wished to visit this site. I'm glad I did. A very peaceful site.

Thank DavegLeBlanc
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

This oak is on the bayou next to the Old Castillo. It is very impressive as is the history of the region. My mother read the Evangeline poem to me when I was a child and it was nice to remember her voice as I...More

Thank janet k
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

about the area and it's people. Marked in many ways including this old live oak beside the bayou with a historical marker, walkway and small pavilion.

Thank Teresa L
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