Media Advisory
Feb. 5, 2016
For Immediate Release
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Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation "Winter Ramble"
Guided Tour

WHO: Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation in cooperation with New Iberia Main Street Program, Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Iberia Preservation Alliance (a coalition of the Bayou Teche Museum, Iberia Cultural Resources Association and Shadows-on-the-Teche) 

WHAT: 2016 Winter Ramble: Iberia Parish "Down Among the Sugar Cane"

WHEN: Saturday, February 27, 2016, 9:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.

WHERE: Various locations in Iberia Parish 


Experience French/Spanish Creole hospitality as we celebrate the culture of historic 
Iberia Parish with the following guided tour.

9:30 -10:00 Registration + coffee and pastries / Bayou Teche Museum (131 East Main Street, New Iberia, La.)

10:00-10:30 Welcoming remarks at Bayou Teche Museum

10:30-12:30 Walking tour of New Iberia's award winning Main Street and Historic 
District, featuring Owen J. Southwell Buildings and Trilingual Historical Markers,
box lunches

12:30-1:00 Visit Leo Watermier's two mid-19th century cottages

1:15-1:45 Olivier Plantation Store, Lydia, La.

2:00-3:30 Enterprise Plantation and the Mrs. Ory Patout House, Patoutville, La.

3:45-5:15 Albania Plantation, Jeanerette, La.
Registration $75.00 payable online at or by mail to:
Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation
P. O. Box 1587
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Registration Deadline: Tues., February 23, 2016

CONTACT: (504) 256-0912,
The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center in New Iberia.
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Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau
2513 Hwy 14 | New Iberia, LA | 70560
(337) 365-1540 | (888) 942-3742