Frogmore Cotton Picking & Ginning
11656 U.S. Highway 84
Ridgecrest LA, 71334
Date: September 26, 2023 to November 15, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm
FROGMORE PICKING AND GINNING – RAND MCNALLY’S MUST SEE COTTON THEN & NOW. Guided historical tour takes visitors from the 1700’s through today. Learn the lifestyle on a working cotton plantation and tour a National Register steam gin & furnished outbuildings. There is cotton to pick!
Then contrast that lifestyle with the high-tech computerized harvesting and ginning of today. Call 318-757-2453 for times and dates to verify the modern gin operation.
TECHNOLOGY IN THE MAKING: Frogmore is partnering with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture as the nation’s test site for I Cloud module retrieval and software updates.
An interactive, guided display illustrates the products derived from cotton and cottonseed, world production, and trivia facts.
Drag a sack and pick by hand and contrast with mechanical picking and computerized ginning.