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Christmas at Magnolia Mound (1984)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-12-21

Duration: 00:05:56

Subjects: Christmas | Holidays | Magnolia Mound Plantation (Baton Rouge, La.) | PLANTATIONS | DOLLS


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Mullin, T.J. Interviewee
  • Rolff, Susan Interviewee
  • Karns, Janice Interviewee
  • Conneley, Marilyn Interviewee


This segment from the December 21, 1984, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robyn Ekings’ visit to the 19th century-style Christmas celebration at Magnolia Mound Plantation in Baton Rouge. She tours the plantation, including the collection of antique dolls. Ekings interviews: T.J. Mullin, the director of Magnolia Mound; Susan Rolff, volunteer; Janice Karns, volunteer; and Marilyn Conneley, living history actor. Host: Beth Courtney