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Vacherie in Saint James Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

“Le Petit Versailles”

 
 
"Le Petit Versailles" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
1. "Le Petit Versailles" Marker
Inscription. Once famed plantation home and gardens of Valcour Aime 1798-1867. Birthplace Marie Francois Alcee Fortier grandson and historian 1856-1914. 1768 La Vacherie of DeNoyan Brothers Bienville's Grandnephews of Blanpain, Ranson, Jacquelin 1740-50's
 
Erected 1961 by the Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Location. 30° 0.412′ N, 90° 45.33′ W. Marker is in Vacherie, Louisiana, in Saint James Parish. Marker is on Louisiana Route 18 0.2 miles east of Felicite Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3245 Valcour Aime Street, Vacherie LA 70090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Mather (approx. 1.1 miles away); Colonel Leopold L. Armant (approx. 1.2 miles away); "Vacherie de Grande Pointe" (approx. 1.3 miles away); Oak Alley Plantation (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bourgeois Homeplace / Site Familial des Bourgeois (approx. 1.3 miles away); Manresa House of Retreats (approx. 4 miles away); Lutcher United Methodist Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Lutcher (approx. 4.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Vacherie.
 
Also see . . .  François-Gabriel "Valcour" Aimé Wikipedia article
"Le Petit Versailles" Marker looking east on LA-18 image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
2. "Le Petit Versailles" Marker looking east on LA-18
. (Submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
"Le Petit Versailles" Marker area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
3. "Le Petit Versailles" Marker area
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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