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Laurel Valley Village

595 Highway 308, Thibodaux, LA 70301-7900
+1 985-447-5216
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Terrible

The website made it sound like you can actually walk around and see the village. All you can do is... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
swedishcajun
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Melbourne, Florida
Great

To see all the houses for the slaves you have to drive 2 miles from the store. Don't miss the store... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
Lorraine R
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Montreal, Canada
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
595 Highway 308, Thibodaux, LA 70301-7900
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+1 985-447-5216
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"general store"
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"sugar cane plantation"
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"farm equipment"
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"slave quarters"
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"private property"
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"worth a visit"
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"animals"
in 9 reviews
"chickens"
in 5 reviews
"feed"
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"goats"
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"antiques"
in 4 reviews
"planation"
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"bag"
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"roosters"
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"machinery"
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"grounds"
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

The website made it sound like you can actually walk around and see the village. All you can do is try to drive by and see it from the road. Old sugar mill is overgrown so you really can't see it. Everything is on private...More

Thank swedishcajun
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

To see all the houses for the slaves you have to drive 2 miles from the store. Don't miss the store with all the antic.

Thank Lorraine R
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

This is a beautiful place to stop and enjoy alone or with family. Along with small children. A lot of people enjoy taking pictures here on the property. ENJOY!

Thank Anita G
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

My husband and I wanted to do something with our 3 granddaughters (ages3, 5, and 8). So we decided to go to the farm! It was fun. We bought some feed from the village store ($.50 per bag) and all 3 children fed the chickens,...More

Thank DeeDeeDiane6
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Area has existing slave quarters ,old plantaion sites and a wonderful country store,complete with a herd of old tractors and flocks of various farm birds

1  Thank favoriteunclenormie
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

We went to see the old sugar cane plantation grounds and we're glad to get to see the old slave quarters and learn that they were being protected. The store and the animals and old farm equipment there was very interesting too.

2  Thank J2665OYdianeb
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Laurel Valley General Store has a hodge podge of antiques and local craft items. Lots of old machinery in the back with a variety of animals on property. They have the old locomotive with a Waukesha engine that was used to haul sugar cane....More

1  Thank Cat1953
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Lovely place to visit when you are in Thibodaux! The have old machinery to see, a nice little store and animals to bet. There are several original slave homes to see and a lot of history to take in.

Thank youngaprillady
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

We have 2 boys that love to be outside and this place is perfect for picnics. They have animals including goats, chickens, pigs, peacocks, and other birds. The office sells small bags of feed for 50 cents a bag. My 3 year old absolutely LOVES...More

Thank morganchiasson
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is very friendly place for children to learn about the old days and feed the animals. The Arts and Crafts festival is also a great time to be there.

Thank Antoine R
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tedibare
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Response from Lorraine R | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge to visit the store and the ground. You can buy food for the animal and the store sell some items. You cannot go in the old slave's houses but you can see then very well from the road. We even saw an... More
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