Rise up was the mission in 1811 that led to America’s First Freedom March along the Great Mississippi River Road in South Louisiana. The 1811 Slave Revolt was a massive rebellion against plantation owners in the parishes along the River, where hundreds of enslaved people marched downriver burning plantations homes in route to New Orleans.

We've put together this 1811 Slave Revolt Trail so you can see and experience a number of the stops they took all those years ago.

1811 Slave Revolt Trail

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Step 1 - Get Your Pass

This mobile exclusive passport is a collection of curated attractions, retailers, restaurants and more and offering deals and discounts to redeem during your visit.

Step 2 - Receive Text

Your passport will be instantly delivered to your phone via text and email and is ready to use immediately! There is no app to download. Your pass can be saved to your phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access.

Step 3 - Redeem

When visiting a participating business, simply present your phone to the attendant or staff member to redeem available discounts.

Included Venues

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1811 Kid Ory Historic House
The 1811 Kid Ory Historic House, formerly known as the Woodland Plantation, is a museum highlighting three distinct moments in U.S. history: the largest rebellion of enslaved peoples on American soil, the development of jazz as told through the life of musician Edward "Kid" Ory, and life on a sugar...
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What's Included

  • $5 Off Any Music Or Book Purchase At Our Gift Shop
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Destrehan Plantation
Destrehan Plantation is owned by a small non-profit offering guided tours daily from 9:00am to 4:30pm of a slave cabin and the plantation home. After the tour guests can self-explore our grounds and visit our 1811 Slave Revolt exhibit and our Host Home Colony exhibit.

What's Included

  • 10% Off Of Our Tour
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Historic Riverlands Soul River Musical Journey Plantation
Inside Historic Riverlands Church Sanctuary is an African American music exhibit that chronicles various musical contributions from slavery till today. Hear the music, see the sites and feel the spirit during your musical journey! For Soul River Music Tours, please call ahead for reservations. (985)210-6621
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Whitney Plantation
On the site of an 18th century sugar and rice plantation, Whitney Plantation Museum focuses on the system of slavery, the enslaved community and the legacies of slavery. In addition to 16 original structures, memorials such as the 1811 Slave Revolt Memorial honor the enslaved.