Plaquemine, Louisiana: Freedom Tree and Purple Martin Sanctuary

A moss-covered bottle tree, named Freedom Tree by its creator, has lights at night. Also, a series of handmade purple martin birdhouses on the same lot.
Address:
Martin St., Plaquemine, LA
Directions:
Downtown. On the north side of Martin St. between the north and southbound roads of Hwy 1, but much closer to the northbound road. Martin St. is four blocks south of Court St.
Hours:
Private property - visible from street.
Admission:
Free.
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Purple Martin sanctuary. Freedom Tree and Purple Martin Sanctuary

A moss-covered bottle tree has been named Freedom Tree by its creator. It has lights at night. The artist-owner also has a purple martin sanctuary, which is a series of unique, handmade birdhouses, on the same lot. He also rescues raccoons and possums, releases them along the Mississippi River, then goes back to check on them periodically.

[Jon, 11/17/2012]

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