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Darrow in Ascension Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South-Central)
 

L'Hermitage

1812-1814

 
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, August 24, 2008
1. L'Hermitage Marker
Inscription.  
Greek Revival mansion built by Marius Pons Bringier as wedding gift for his son Michael Douradou, who named the house for General Andrew Jackson's home in Tennessee. The Jacksons visited here in the 1820s.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 30° 6.788′ N, 90° 57.606′ W. Marker was in Darrow, Louisiana, in Ascension Parish. Marker could be reached from State Highway 942 0.3 miles west of Stafford Levy Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 38308 Hwy 942, Darrow LA 70725, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Bocage Plantation (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ascension Catholic Church (approx. 1 miles away); Dedicated to the Memory Of (approx. 1.7 miles away); Francis T. Nicholls (approx. 1.8 miles away); War Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Bayou Lafourche (approx. 1.9 miles away); Walter Lemann, Sr. Pumping Station (approx. 1.9 miles away); Donaldsonville (approx. 1.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The photo is my old photo I found from 2008. Marker has been removed since at least 2011. ANY other photo of marker would be appreciated. Photo was only picture I could locate, although I had a few others. It was taken on a Sony Mavica FD73 Floppy Disc camera.
 
Also see . . .  Official Plantation page.
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(Submitted on October 27, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USNotable Buildings
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 27, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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