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Belle Rose in Assumption Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Valenzuela Dans La Fourche

 
 
Valenzuela Dans La Fourche Marker image. Click for full size.
July 23, 2015
1. Valenzuela Dans La Fourche Marker
Inscription. Founded under Spanish rule c. 1778 by Canary Islanders, later joined by Acadians and others. Post believed to have been on site of "Belle Alliance Plantation," 841 acre grant to Don Juan Vives, early Spanish physician, officer in the Galvez Expedition.
 
Erected 1965 by Louisiana Tourist and Development Commission.
 
Location. 30° 3.323′ N, 91° 2.078′ W. Marker is in Belle Rose, Louisiana, in Assumption Parish. Marker is on State Highway 308 0.2 miles south of Belle Alliance Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belle Rose LA 70341, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Israel Baptist School (approx. half a mile away); St. Emma Plantation (approx. 2 miles away); Bicentennial Jazz Plaza (approx. 4.1 miles away); Donaldsonville (approx. 4.3 miles away); War Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); Francis T. Nicholls (approx. 4.4 miles away); a different marker also named Donaldsonville (approx. 4.5 miles away); Fort Butler African American Soldiers Memorial (approx. 4.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Belle Alliance Plantation. (Submitted on July 27, 2015.)
Valenzuela Dans La Fourche Marker image. Click for full size.
July 23, 2015
2. Valenzuela Dans La Fourche Marker

 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on . This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 18 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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