Located in New Iberia’s Main Street District, set among towering live oak trees draped with Spanish moss on the banks of Bayou Teche, The Shadows, built in 1834 for sugar planter David Weeks, paints a vivid picture of life for the four generations that made this property their home. The first National Trust for Historic Preservation site in the Gulf South, The Shadows is a Classic Revival-style home with a Louisiana Colonial floor plan and a garden that is as breathtaking as the history preserved here. Explore our site and visit soon.
Artist Lynda Frese's exhibit has been extended until October 3, 2015 at the Shadows Visitor Center at 320 E. Main Street New Iberia, Louisiana. The Shadows Visitor Center is open from 9 AM to 5 PM from Monday through Saturday. Shadows artist in residence Lynda Frese created sixteen works of art during her year-long residence at the Shadows from May 2014 to August 2015. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and by the National Trust for Historic Presentation, Ms. Frese explored life on a sugar cane plantation. Ms.