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Laurel Valley Sugar Plantation, Boarding House, 2 miles South of Thibodaux on State Route 308, Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, LA



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HB502740
View Of West Elevation.

HB502741
View Of South Elevation.

HB502742
View Of East Elevation With Mill And Boiler Ruins In Foreground.

HB502743
View Of East Elevation.

HB502744
Detail View Of Deteriorated Wall Of East Elevation.

HB502745
Photocopy Of C


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Location
2 miles South of Thibodaux on State Route 308, Thibodaux, LA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER LA-1-F
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-12).
Building/structure dates: 1898 initial construction
Significance: The Boarding House, built around 1898 by Barker-Lepine, is a two-story balloon framed structure and the largest multiple living unit on the plantation. It housed seasonal workers during the grinding season, from October to January.

Subjects
Sugar Industry
Houses


Related Names
Barker-Lepine


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. View of west elevation.
2. View of south elevation.
3. View of east elevation with mill and boiler ruins in foreground.
4. View of east elevation.
5. Detail view of deteriorated wall of east elevation.
6. Photocopy of c. 1906 photograph showing southwest and southeast elevations.


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