“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Brusly in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Antonia Plantation

Antonia Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
September 19, 2014
1. Antonia Plantation Marker
Inscription. A typical raised Creole Cottage, Antonia was an early 1800's working sugar plantation. Established through a 1793 Spanish Land Grant claimed by Pierre Lebert. Zephirin Blanchard married Lebert's daughter Elsie and expanded the plantation. Blanchard fought in the War of 1812. His son, Arthur fought and died in the Civil War. Antonia Plantation was owned by the Blanchard~Lebert family for over 200 years.
Erected 2008 by The Becnel Family.
Location. 30° 24.185′ N, 91° 13.291′ W. Marker is in Brusly, Louisiana, in West Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is at the intersection of South River Road (Louisiana Route 988) and Antonio Road, on the right when traveling south on South River Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Allen LA 70767, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sandbar Plantation House (approx. half a mile away); Historic Cinclare Plantation (approx. 0.9 miles away); Original Brusly High School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Molaisonville / St. James Square (approx. 1.4 miles away); St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery
Antonia Plantation house image. Click for full size.
September 19, 2014
2. Antonia Plantation house
(approx. 1.5 miles away); Brusly, Louisiana (approx. 1.8 miles away); Charles P. Adams (approx. 1.8 miles away); 2000 National Champions (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Brusly.
Categories. Antebellum South, US
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