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Laurel Valley Sugar Plantation, Sugar Mill, 2 miles South of Thibodaux on State Route 308, Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, LA

Laurel Valley Sugar Plantation, Sugar Mill, 2 miles South of Thibodaux on State Route 308, Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, LA

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Summary

Significance: Although the building is now in ruins, a large collection of plantation records covering the period 1897-1926 has survived. Thus the manufacture of sugar can be examined from the perspective of a typical early twentieth-century sugarhouse.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-12
Survey number: HAER LA-1-A
Building/structure dates: ca. 1840 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1895- 1900 A
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 78001426

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Barker-Lepine
Behan & Zuberbier
Barker, Frank
Bush, Louis
De Bore, Etienne
Edwards, Daniel
Edwards, Jas D
Edwards, James D
Lepine, J Wilson
Mendez, Antonio
Rillieux, Norbert
Tucker, Joseph
Tucker, Joseph Pennington
Wormald, Burch
Lowe, Jet
Rumm, John C
Jandoli, Liz, transmitter
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Location

lafourche parish29.79756, -90.82446
Google Map of 29.7975573, -90.8244596
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