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

Tezcuco Plantation

Tezcuco Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
July 10, 2015
1. Tezcuco Plantation Marker
Inscription. Built in 1855 by Benjamin F. Tureaud, kinsman of Bringier family. Constructed of homemade red brick and Louisiana cypress. Purchased in 1888 by Dr. Julian T. Bringier. Retained by relatives until the 1940s.
Erected 1974 by Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
Location. 30° 6.922′ N, 90° 54.669′ W. Marker is in Darrow, Louisiana, in Ascension Parish. Marker is on River Road (Louisiana Route 44) 1.2 miles north of Sunshine Bridge (Louisiana Route 70), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Darrow LA 70725, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Mary's Chapel (approx. 2 miles away); Bocage Plantation (approx. 2.6 miles away); Ascension Catholic Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Francis T. Nicholls (approx. 4.7 miles away); War Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); Donaldsonville (approx. 4.8 miles away); Walter Lemann, Sr. Pumping Station (approx. 4.8 miles away); Fort Butler UDC Monument (approx. 4.8 miles away).
Regarding Tezcuco Plantation. Tezcuco Plantation burned to ground in May of 2002. All that remains on site is marker, fence and foundadion.
Tezcuco Plantation site image. Click for full size.
July 10, 2015
2. Tezcuco Plantation site
Owned by Motiva Petrochemicals.
Categories. Antebellum South, US
Credits. This page originally submitted on . This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on . • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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