Newellton in Tensas Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Winter Quarters Plantation
Winter Quarters was the only plantation home of the fifteen along Lake St. Joseph left standing after the Union march.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is April 28, 1863.
Location. 32° 1.082′ N, 91° 9.96′ W. Marker is in Newellton, Louisiana, in Tensas Parish. Marker is on State Highway 608, 3 miles east of State Highway 605, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4929 highway 608, Newellton LA 71357, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Linwood Plantation (approx. 0.9 miles away); Windsor Mounds (approx. 5½ miles away in Mississippi); Engagement At Choctaw Bayou (approx. Windsor Ruins (approx. 5.8 miles away in Mississippi); Bombardment of Confederate Fortifications by Federal Gunboats (approx. 6.6 miles away in Mississippi); Paddle Wheel of the Confederate Transport Charm (approx. 6.6 miles away in Mississippi); Supporting Battery (approx. 6.6 miles away in Mississippi); Grand Gulf (approx. 6.6 miles away in Mississippi).
More about this marker. Is a State Historic Site, but is closed due to repairs.
Also see . . . Wikipedia Link to Winter Quarters. (Submitted on July 1, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 311 times since then and 108 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 1, 2018.