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Hahnville in Saint Charles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Home Place

 
 
Home Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Renee Simpson, May 29, 2012
1. Home Place Marker
Inscription. Built in 1790s, this French Colonial raised cottage is of West Indies bousillage construction. Owners included Labranche, Fortier, and Gaillaird. Keller family ownership since 1885. National Historic Landmark.
 
Erected 1975 by St. Charles Parish Police Jury and St. Charles Bicentennial Committee in cooperation with Louisiana Tourist Division of Department of Commerce.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 29° 58.283′ N, 90° 24.353′ W. Marker is in Hahnville, Louisiana, in Saint Charles Parish. Marker is on River Road (State Highway 18), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hahnville LA 70057, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flagville (approx. half a mile away); L'Anse Aux Outardes (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fashion Plantation (approx. 1.1 miles away); Settlement Of The German Coast (approx. 1.7 miles away); "Denver" (approx. 1.7 miles away); St. Charles Borromeo "Little Red Church"
Home Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Renee Simpson, May 29, 2012
2. Home Place Marker
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Saint Charles Borromeo Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Destrehan Manor House (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hahnville.
 
Categories. AgricultureSettlements & Settlers
 
Home Place (Keller Home Place) image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 1, 1968
3. Home Place (Keller Home Place)
The most recent restoration has replaced the exterior staircase shown in this 1968 photograph with one inside the gallery. The 1934 photograph of the house, taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey, shows the inside staircase.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Renee Simpson of Hahnville, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Renee Simpson of Hahnville, Louisiana.   3. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on March 19, 2017.
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