Laurel Valley

Laurel Valley (HM1JB5)

Location: Thibodaux, LA 70301 Lafourche Parish
Buy Louisiana State flags at!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 29° 47.374', W 90° 47.211'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
A 1785 Spanish Land Grant to Acadian Etienne Boudreaux is part of the largest surviving 19th Century Plantation manufacturing complex in the United States. Over 70 structures, including a sugar house, school, general store and workers' cottages are still standing. Raided by Union soldiers, the Civil War ended its role as the parish's leading sugar producer. Revitalized at the turn of the century, the operation utilized 250 mules, a saw mill, a 15 mile railway system and was home to over sixty resident families.
HM NumberHM1JB5
Placed ByThe Lafourche Heritage Society, Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 713929 N 3297521
Decimal Degrees29.78956667, -90.78685000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 47.374', W 90° 47.211'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 47' 22.44" N, 90° 47' 12.66" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)985
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 571-599 LA-308, Thibodaux LA 70301, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. What year was the marker erected?
  9. This marker needs at least one picture.
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?