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

Gaudin Home Place

At Philadelphia Point

Gaudin Home Place Marker image. Click for full size.
July 31, 2015
1. Gaudin Home Place Marker
Site of the plantation of the Jean Baptiste Gaudin Family from 1830 to 1874. Gaudin, a native of St. James Parish, established Gaudin Home Place from several small farms. He grew cotton then sugarcane. In time he would own over 1000 arpents including the next plantation upriver, Babin Place later known as Africa Plantation.
Location. 30° 9.275′ N, 91° 0.578′ W. Marker is in Modeste, Louisiana, in Ascension Parish. Marker is on River Road (Louisiana Route 405) half a mile south of Preston Lane, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Donaldsonville LA 70346, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abe Hawkins (approx. 1.6 miles away); Ashland (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fort Butler African American Soldiers Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away); Fort Butler UDC Monument (approx. 3.4 miles away); Walter Lemann, Sr. Pumping Station (approx. 3.4 miles away); Donaldsonville (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Donaldsonville (approx. 3.6 miles away); Francis T. Nicholls (approx. 3.7 miles away).
Categories. Antebellum South, US
Gaudin Home Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, July 31, 2015
2. Gaudin Home Place Marker
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