2880 N Westport Drive
Port Allen, LA 70767
Phone: (225) 343-4300
Fax: (225) 343-4375
Built in the 19th Century on the banks of the Mississippi River, the Louisiana Old State Capitol is today a popular museum and event venue. The building is unique in the area because of its Gothic architecture and castle-like facade. The Museum of Political History, located inside, contains information about Louisiana’s early years as a state as well as the occasional traveling exhibit.
The St. James Episcopal Church is a magnificent Gothic style church which was constructed in 1889. It became a part of the National Register of Historic Places in 1978 and still continues to function with regular services and ceremonies being held.
Smith-Brown Memorial Union is a students union at the Southern University and A&M College. The union caters to everything the students might need, may it be academic, cultural or social. The union is facilitated with study rooms for the students to have an area conducive with the academics, sport and fitness facilities for health and recreation and also eateries. Do contact for details.
The St. John Baptist Church is a historic church located near White Castle, Louisiana. Built in the 1870s, in the predominantly African American neighborhood of Dorseyville, the whitewashed church features wooden frames and gable roofs. The church was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.