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Oak Alley Plantation's historic grounds & exhibits will temporarily close through April 12, 2020 at which time we will re-evaluate the COVID-19 situation.
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Usually a man, a shoemaker was generally not a full time job. However, a his skill as a shoemaker meant that an enslaved man would be asked to repair bridals, harnesses, and the plethora of leather goods used in plantation operation.