Oak Alley Plantation

Cart Driver/Teamster

REOPENING MAY 30, 2020

Oak Alley Plantation Historic Grounds and Gardens will reopen its doors to the public beginning Saturday, May 30, 2020.  The grounds and exhibits will open at 9:00 am to 5:00 pm with the first visit of the "Big House" exhibit beginning at 9:30m and the last visit at 5pm.

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Cart Driver/Teamster

Cart Driver/Teamster

A man or woman, a cart driver worked with animals - generally mules and oxen - and operated ploughs as well as drove carts during the grinding season. In addition to driving or ploughing, an enslaved teamster was expected to care for the animals as well.

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