We enjoyed our visit to Shadows and learned a lot about the house, the area and its history. The house and grounds are lovely and well looked after but the highlight was our tour guide who brought the whole experience alive with interesting stories and lively humour.
This is a property owned by the National Trust For Historic Preservation. It was restored by it's former owner William Weeks Hall and donated a few day before his death. He also donated all the original furniture, portraits, clothing and documents. This is truly a national treasure. The house is located on a one way street. It is on the... 更多
Wifee and I first heard of this place from a Rouse's supermarket clerk who studies architecture. It was just a little out of our way, but so worth it. We had a personal guided tour of the house and was invited to stay and tour the grounds afterwards. Built on the banks of the Bayou Teche. The last owner had... 更多
A lovely 19th century mansion downtown in New Iberia. House has been restored, at least in part, and our tour guide was friendly and competent. Interesting slices of history reflected in the tour and the mansion itself. A good video introduction was shown before the tour as well. We paid for the tour, which we enjoyed, although we were disappointed... 更多
Excellent location in downtown New Iberia! The home sits on the Bayou Teche, has beautiful grounds, the home is period antibellum, appropriately decorated in original items. Very enjoyable guide tour of the facility. We really enjoyed ourselves.
A visitor to the plantations along the Great River Road in Louisiana is awed by the sight of Nottoway, Oak Alley, Evergreen, Destrehan, San Francisco and Houmas House. But Shadows-on-the-Teche in New Iberia is an architectural masterpiece on a whole other level. Built in 1834 on the banks of the Bayou Teche by sugarcane planter David Weeks, it is a... 更多
The Shadows on the Teche is a great historical property with daily tours. Located on the banks of the Bayou Teche and in the heart of the historical district in New Iberia.
We love old houses and this was a great one to visit. Learned a lot about the house and the history of that time. Guide was very knowledgeable.