Lafourche Parish Court House

Lafourche Parish Court House (HM1JC3)

Location: Thibodaux, LA 70301 Lafourche Parish
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N 29° 47.857', W 90° 49.196'

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The square of land upon which this antebellum structure stands was donated by Henry Schuyler Thibodaux, founder of the town. The present building, erected in circa 1860, replaced two earlier ones built in 1818 and 1846. At one time the front entrance faced Bayou Lafourche. It featured an imposing portico with fluted Doric columns. A matching portico on the Green Street side and several wings were added over the years. One of the wings replaced the original entrance. Some of the building's ornamentation reflects a number of architectural styles including classical, Beaux Art and Neo-Baroque. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
HM NumberHM1JC3
Placed ByThe Lorio Foundation and the Lafourche Heritage Society
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Date Added Thursday, February 26th, 2015 at 1:05am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 710713 N 3298352
Decimal Degrees29.79761667, -90.81993333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 47.857', W 90° 49.196'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 47' 51.42" N, 90° 49' 11.76" W
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Area Code(s)985
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 Green St, Thibodaux LA 70301, US
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