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Back in Back!

A great little piece of history. You can see all the acres of sugar cane and the many deserted... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Kelley H
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
via mobile
Great adventure with Grandkids

My husband and I wanted to do something with our 3 granddaughters (ages3, 5, and 8). So we decided... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Thibodaux, Louisiana
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“sugar cane”(7 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

A great little piece of history. You can see all the acres of sugar cane and the many deserted field hand buildings and out houses. The store has many pictures of the past, along with old tools. The only downside was they no posted hours...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kelley H
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

If you adore our history, then please don’t miss this one!! I am so thankful that I found out about it! I was in awe over and over again at each new discovery! This place is amazing!! Check out the store and then walk around...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 694stephanies
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

Date of experience: March 2018
12  Thank swedishcajun
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.

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank becscie
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!

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Anita G
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

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank DeeDeeDiane6
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

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank favoriteunclenormie
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.

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank J2665OYdianeb
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

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Cat1953
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.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank youngaprillady
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Response from swedishcajun | Reviewed this property |
There is no cost to view the land and the buildings. There is an old country store that you can view old items at. Then, you can drive down the old road and see the land and view the slave buildings and the old mill (which... More