• For over a century and a half, sugar was lord in South Louisiana, tempting pioneers to the district and compensating them with thriving and progress. Southdown is situated in the city of Houma in Terrebonne Parish, where 86 sugar plants worked during the business' blast years. The last operational factory in the Parish was the Southdown Mill, found nearby Southdown Plantation House. It shut in 1979 and was disassembled and delivered to Guatemala where it was reassembled for proceeded with activity. 

     

    Southdown Plantation House is an enduring tribute to the sugar business which sustained Terrebonne Parish from its outset to its present populace of more than 100,000 inhabitants. Four ages of the Minor Family, alongside several factory laborers, fieldworkers, and their families, lived and worked at Southdown Plantation.

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    1208 Museum Dr, Houma, LA 70360, United States

     

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