Blogger’s Note: It is of interest to Albany Woodworks as to where we source our Cypress from. Since 1976, Richard Woods, Owner and CEO of Albany Woodworks, has built a reputation of knowing that story. The story of Louisiana Cypress. This series explores the rich history of craftsmanship and the vibrant lumber industry of Louisiana,
Blogger’s Note: Two stories converge to explain this off-shoot of the Atchafalaya Basin, in the heart of a 1900s southern college campus. Cypress Grove is uniquely tied to the history of University of Louisiana and to the area. From The Vermilion, April 2002 article History of Cypress Lake Branches In Two Different Directions: “LOUISIANA La.