Events to celebrate veterans and the syrup making process in St. Martinville

10 Nov 2021

The event is a historical reenactment of how sugar was produced in the early 19th century.

"It brings people back to the 19th century and encourages them to understand the culture that they are coming from," said Frye. "This area is really based in sugar production. St Martin and St. Mary Parishes are full of sugar now and wouldn't be as big of parishes as they were without the introduction of sugarcane in the 19th century."

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