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

Indian Camp Plantation

Indian Camp Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
April 22, 2016
1. Indian Camp Plantation Marker
Inscription. The plantation home, built in the 1850's, became the site of the Louisiana State Leprosarium in 1894. The U.S. Public Health Service acquired it in 1921. It is now known as the National Hansen's Disease Center.
Erected 1980 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
Location. 30° 11.744′ N, 91° 7.541′ W. Marker is in Carville, Louisiana, in Iberville Parish. Marker is on Point Claire Road (State Highway 141) 1.6 miles south of Marks Lane, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carville LA 70721, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Staff Housing, U.S. Public Health Service Hospital, Carville (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Belle Grove Plantation (approx. 0.8 miles away); A Civil War Soldier (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bayou Goula (approx. 3.6 miles away); Iberville African-American Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away); St. Raphael Cemetery (approx. 4 miles away); St - Gabriel (approx. 4.3 miles away); St. Gabriel Church (approx. 4.3 miles away).
More about this marker. Be advised you MAY be asked to stop photographing and have your
Indian Camp Plantation image. Click for full size.
August 8, 2015
2. Indian Camp Plantation
photos looked at by the military guards at this active Louisiana National Guard base.
Categories. Science & Medicine
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