Laurel Valley Village & Sugar Plantation
Laurel Valley is the largest surviving 19th and 20th century sugar plantation and features miles of sugarcane fields, the original slave cabins, schoolhouse and church. Visit the general store and view antique tools used for harvesting sugar cane.
Steeped in history, learn more about the cultural influence and journey of the Acadians and how they made the banks of Bayou Lafourche their home. Discover the cultural gumbo that defines Lafourche Parish and enjoy a fascinating array of exhibits, photographs, and artifacts that date back over 100 years ago. Afterwards, take a walk along the boardwalk where you may spot an alligator in the bayou.
On this guided tour you’ll take an imaginary journey down Bayou Lafourche as you learn about how the first settlers used the bayou as a source of transportation, food, and trade.