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E. D. White Historic Site

2295 LA HWY 1, Thibodaux, LA
+1 985-447-0915
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Up the Bayou from Thibodaux

Old restored mansion on the Bayou Lafourche manned by an a very well informed gentleman of Cajun... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
favoriteunclenormie
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Educational and cost - - FREE !

The E. D. White house is a state museum. The house is small compared to other plantation homes in... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Dennis B
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Eagle, Nebraska
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2295 LA HWY 1, Thibodaux, LA
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Old restored mansion on the Bayou Lafourche manned by an a very well informed gentleman of Cajun ancestry with accent and all. We had a wonderful hour of informative info about the mansion.We were the only guests at that time.I like trees and the property...More

Thank favoriteunclenormie
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The E. D. White house is a state museum. The house is small compared to other plantation homes in Louisiana. The exhibits were very educational and well done. The house did not have furnishings like other homes, but it is simple, educational and a very...More

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Visiting a smaller plantation showed a different and interesting perspective. Our guide said he was just filling in, but I can't imagine the regular guide doing any better! He was very knowledgeable about the property and delightful to talk with. Particularly enjoyed his memories of...More

Thank Cat1953
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Learn a little about Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court E.D. White and his family and childhood home. Totally free state historic site. Walk the small grounds and tour the home. Great staff. Easy

Thank P G
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great tour! We enjoyed the history and were surprised that the tour was free! The tour is a self- guided tour for the most part, after some brief information from the staff. The male staff member even brought us an umbrella to...More

Thank My Info K
Reviewed 19 March 2016

While this is a smaller plantation home it still represents a lot of history pertinent to this area. Named after a prominent landowner and statesman the E.D. White site gives the visitor a glimpse into a simpler time. Additions and renovations make the grounds and...More

Thank saintthomasbound14
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Nothing special but is a good start point before to go to more popular places. It's free and nice. Nothing special inside but you could learn a lot about White family

Thank 351traveler351
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This tour is very laid back. You can have a guided or self-guided tour. The house was interesting and informative. The best things are the 375 and 400 year old live oaks!!

1  Thank sportsmom204
Reviewed 18 July 2015

E.D. White House is the story of how a young Cajun boy , who was well educated in the law became the Chief Justice of the United States. Many of the artifacts are from the period of time when White lived. It shows the transition...More

1  Thank jtinsley
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Mr. Herb was excellent in showing us around. We enjoyed the tour very much. He was very helpful in answering any questions we had, and also in suggesting other places for us to visit. Beautiful place to visit and free. Just give a donation if...More

Thank dabbspb
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