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Destrehan in Saint Charles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Destrehan Manor House

 
 
Destrehan Manor House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
1. Destrehan Manor House Marker
Inscription. Constructed 1787-1790 for Robert de Logny, Inherited by Jean Noel d’Estrehan 1800. Bought from heirs of Pierre A. Rost in 1914 by Mexican Petroleum Co. Donated 1972 to River Road Historical Society by American Oil Co.
 
Location. 29° 56.698′ N, 90° 21.928′ W. Marker is in Destrehan, Louisiana, in Saint Charles Parish. Marker is on River Road (State Highway 48). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13034 River Road, Destrehan LA 70047, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mule Barn (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Prince Ferry Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hale Boggs Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Saint Charles Borromeo Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Charles Borromeo "Little Red Church" (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Hale Boggs Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away); "Denver" (approx. 1.4 miles away); Settlement Of The German Coast (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Destrehan.
 
Also see . . .
1. Destrehan Plantation. (Submitted on January 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. Destrehan Plantation - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Destrehan Manor House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
2. Destrehan Manor House Marker
This view is taken from the Manor House balcony. The marker is beneath the oak tree, next to River Road.

3. 1811 German Coas Uprising - Wikipedia. In 1811 a slave revolt took place in St. John the Baptist and St. Charles Parishes. Put down by the militia, 18 slave were executed at Destrehan Plantation. (Submitted on January 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansAgricultureAntebellum South, US
 
Destrehan Manor House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
3. Destrehan Manor House
Destrehan Manor House - the back image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
4. Destrehan Manor House - the back
Destrehan Manor House in 1979 image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 1979
5. Destrehan Manor House in 1979
Destrehan Plantation Outbuildings image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
6. Destrehan Plantation Outbuildings
Destrehan Plantation Outbuildings image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
7. Destrehan Plantation Outbuildings
Destrehan Plantation Slave Cabins image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
8. Destrehan Plantation Slave Cabins
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 620 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   5. submitted on August 12, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   6, 7, 8. submitted on January 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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