St. Martinville, Louisiana: Creepy Oak and Pine Alley

A dark and thickly planted boulevard of oak trees on both sides of the road. Historical marker, if it hasn't been stolen, explains.
Pine Alley Drive, St. Martinville, LA
The entrance to the Alley is 2.5 miles northeast of St. Martinville on Hwy 96/Catahoula Hwy.
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Oak and Pine Alley historical marker.

Creepy Oak and Pine Alley

The marker is back! Lovely old tree-lined lane. You can't miss it. Yes! You would have to be brave to enter on Halloween! Plaque on entrance tree as well.

[Mavis & Jeff, 04/06/2013]

Oak and Pine Alley.

Creepy Oak and Pine Alley

A road out in the middle of St Martin Parish - there are sugar cane fields all around and then this oak-lined road pops up. Very thickly planted and old oaks line the entire road 1/2 mile or so.

As the story goes, wealthy plantation owner planted this row of trees. The historical marker notes he had a carriage for his daughter's wedding canopied with spider webs - and then dusted with silver and gold dust.

Awesome road to go down at night in the fall....maybe Halloween.

[Matt Stone, 06/03/2010]

We hope that by then the historical marker will have returned. It was stolen only a month after we received this tip!

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