Thibodaux, Louisiana

Laurel Valley Sugar Plantation "Big" House, south of Thibodaux.
Charles C. Elkins Hall is one of 28 sites in Thibodaux listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
St. Valérie's relics in St. Joseph Co-Cathedral

City in, and the parish seat of, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, United States, along the banks of Bayou Lafourche in the northwestern part of the parish.

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Bayou Lafourche

106 mi bayou in southeastern Louisiana, United States, that flows into the Gulf of Mexico.

Riverboat on Bayou Lafourche.

In 2021, a weir was removed in Thibodaux, allowing recreational boating passage through the entire bayou.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Parish located in the south of the U.S. state of Louisiana.

Map of Lafourche Parish with municipal labels

The parish seat is Thibodaux.

Nicholls State University

Nicholls State University is a public university in Thibodaux, Louisiana.

Bayou Cane, Louisiana

Census-designated place in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, United States.

Map of Terrebonne Parish, with municipal labels

Bayou Cane is the principal city of the Houma–Bayou Cane–Thibodaux Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes.

Houma, Louisiana

Largest city in, and the parish seat of, Terrebonne Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana.

The "Twin Spans" bridges in downtown Houma serve as the main thoroughfare for crossing the Intracoastal Waterway

It is also the largest principal city of the Houma–Bayou Cane–Thibodaux metropolitan statistical area.

Raceland, Louisiana

Unincorporated community and census-designated place on Bayou Lafourche in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, United States.

A house in Raceland
Drinking at the bar, crab boil night, Raceland, September 1938

It is part of the Houma–Bayou Cane–Thibodaux Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Houma – Thibodaux metropolitan area

Metropolitan area in the Acadiana region of southern Louisiana, United States that covers two parishes—Lafourche and Terrebonne.

The parish seat of Lafourche Parish, Thibodaux, is located 15 miles NNW from the parish seat of Terrebonne Parish, Houma.

Guitar Slim

New Orleans blues guitarist in the 1940s and 1950s, best known for the million-selling song "The Things That I Used to Do", produced by Johnny Vincent for Specialty Records.

Guitar Slim Mississippi Blues Trail marker

He is buried in a small cemetery in Thibodaux, Louisiana, where his manager, Hosea Hill, resided.

Braxton Bragg

American army officer during the Second Seminole War and Mexican–American War and Confederate army officer who served as a general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War, serving in the Western Theater.

A Little More Grape, Capt. Bragg by N. Currier
Braxton Bragg, CSA
Western Theater operations from the Siege of Corinth through the Kentucky Campaign
Tullahoma Campaign
Initial movements in the Chickamauga Campaign, August 15 – September 8, 1863
Longstreet's breakthrough at the Battle of Chickamauga, mid-day September 20
Battles of Chattanooga, November 24–25, 1863
Carolinas Campaign

He and his wife purchased a sugar plantation of 1600 acres 3 mi north of Thibodaux, Louisiana.

Edward Douglass White

American politician and jurist from Louisiana.

Edward White as a U.S. Senator
White as he appeared in Harper's Magazine in 1910

White was born on November 3, 1845, on his family's sugar plantation near Thibodaux, Louisiana, about thirty miles to the west of New Orleans.