There is a gator pen down a path where they have two of these fellas called "Big Guy" and "Nubbie". Apparently they call them for lunch and they come up close to the fence to eat. Heavens knows who’s on the menu. They feed them any hot Summer Sunday around 4.00pm between April and September if you care to find out..more
This house was built in 1830 and moved from the west bank of the Mississippi River (3 miles downriver from Sunshine Bridge). It is a typical Arcadian style with a centre hall. In the 1940’s a cannonball from the Civil War gunboats on the Mississippi river was found in the attic by a roofing contractor. At the Village it is the Pottery store which...more
This is a large 1830 centre hall Acadian home which originally came from Lutcher, Louisiana. There are three rooms down both sides and two down the centre hall. The interior walls are beaded cypress boards. It is a unique treasure because it was built with ‘bousillage’ insulation in the walls which was a mixture of mud and clay, moss and horse or...more
The house at the rear is an 1840 circa home of Dr. Joseph Hargais who was a dentist from Convent, Louisiana. With exposed beams and beaded-board walls this original 4 bedroom house had its interior walls removed. The house is used as a coffee house at the village and serves Cafe' au Lait and Hot Beignets as well as a full breakfast Mon – Sat and a...more
6468 Hwy 22, Sorrento, Louisiana, 70778, United States
By Road : A nice diversion between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Just take I-10, then 1 Block off of I-10 at Exit #182 in Sorrento, at the corner of LA. Hwys. 22 & 70 you will see them.