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West Pointe a la Hache in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Plaquemines Parish

 
 
Plaquemines Parish Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, September 2, 2022
1. Plaquemines Parish Marker
Inscription.  
Plaquemines Parish was founded on March 31, 1807 stretching from English Turn south 100 miles along both banks of the Mississippi River. The name originates from plakamin, the Mobile Indian word for persimmon. Fort St. Philip at Plaquemines Bend was first center of government for the parish.
 
Erected by Plaquemines Parish Government.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. A significant historical date for this entry is March 31, 1807.
 
Location. 29° 34.09′ N, 89° 47.869′ W. Marker is in West Pointe a la Hache, Louisiana, in Plaquemines Parish. Marker is on Pointe a la Hache Ferry Access Road West, 0.1 miles east of State Route 23, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Sulphur LA 70083, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Thomas Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Port Sulphur (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
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Plaquemines Parish Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, September 2, 2022
2. Plaquemines Parish Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2022, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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