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Cypress Sawmill Museum - Patterson, LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
N 29° 40.665 W 091° 17.639
15R E 665082 N 3284295
Quick Description: A museum dedicated to the history of the cypress lumber industry in Louisiana.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 3/12/2010 6:57:29 PM
Waymark Code: WM8CPJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member GA Cacher
Views: 2

Long Description:
Great museum, building also houses the Louisiana State Aviation museum. The exhibits feature everything from large saws used in a mill to saws used in the field to harvest cypress. A Small mock up of a company office with period furnishings. Different equipment used for the harvest of lumber. Also a small silent movie to watch. There are also alot of items made from cypress wood, from a water tank, to a pirogue (flat-bottomed boat) and furniture. All the interior paneling of the entire museum building is also cypress. A Great place to visit. Quite different.
Days and Hours of Operation:
9:30 am - 4 pm Tuesday - Saturday

118 Cotten Rd.
Patterson, LA USA

Related Website: [Web Link]

Price of Admission: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

What is in the collection:
Items relating to the once booming Cypress wood industry, which was very prevelant in south Louisiana.

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