Darrow, Louisiana: Graves of the Married Dogs

King Sam and Princess Grace were Labradors who were married on November 1, 2003. Their graves are on the grounds of the plantation where "Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte" was filmed.

Houmas House

Address:
40136 Hwy 942, Darrow, LA
Directions:
Houmas House. I-10 exit 179. Drive south on LA-44 for four miles. Turn right onto LA-942. Drive a half-mile. Entrance in the right. Pet Cemetery is located off the walk to the mansion.
Hours:
Grounds open daily 9-7 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
225-473-9380
Admission:
$25 tour mansion, access grounds.
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Graves of the Married Dogs

One tip says the graves are free -- they are not. You must pay full admission to be able to walk the grounds around the mansion.

[dave gunn, 03/15/2021]

Graves of the Married Dogs.

Graves of the Married Dogs

King Sam and Princess Grace were in love. The two Labradors had horse-drawn coaches take them to their nuptials. The cake was delicious. They tied the knot November 1, 2003. Sam passed away before Grace. Grace died recently. They are buried at the pet cemetery at Houmas House. In addition, the movie, "Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte" was filmed here. One room in the mansion is dedicated to both the dog wedding and to Bette Davis.

[Bill LaCivita, 05/16/2018]

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