LOCATION: LAFAYETTE, LAFAYETTE PARISH, LA COORDINATES: 30.225685, -92.018216 (433 JEFFERSON ST.) STATUS: REPLACED Like in many towns anywhere in the world, buildings can take on different faces throughout their lives. Lafayette is no…

LOCATION: POINTE COUPEE PARISH, LA COORDINATES: 30.462429, -91.714972 STATUS: FORGOTTEN AND LOST In the 1880s the lumber business came to Louisiana and as the tracts of uncut forest were large, sawmills easily popped up, as the mill itself…

LOCATION: LAFAYETTE, LAFAYETTE PARISH, LA COORDINATES: 30.222657, -92.020472 (217 W. MAIN ST. LAFAYETTE) STATUS: FORGOTTEN One of the first buildings in the town of Lafayette to be on the National Register of Historic Places was, the…

LOCATION: PLAQUEMINE, IBERVILLE PARISH, LA COORDINATES: 30.322331, -91.227700 (Nazarene Baptist’s Cemetery) STATUS: LOST The small, historic town of Morrisonville in Iberville Parish is not only lost to its past residences but also to…

LOCATION: WHITE CASTLE, IBERVILLE PARISH, LA COORDINATES: 30.185731, -91.120011 STATUS: LOST One of the largest plantations to ever be built in Louisiana and in the South was the Belle Grove Plantation of White Castle. This southern…

In Bayou Teche just north of Franklin, Louisiana sits a sunken steamboat from Civil War times. The ship is named CSS Tom Sugg or the USS Tensas. The ship was captured during the Civil War which is why it is given two names. This ship now lies under…