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.

Address:
Pine Alley Drive, St. Martinville, LA
Directions:
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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