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Paulina in St. James Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

"Vacherie de Grande Pointe"

 
 
"Vacherie de Grande Pointe" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
1. "Vacherie de Grande Pointe" Marker
Inscription.  This area, a ridge, extends from Convent through Gramercy and ends at Grande Pointe in the rear. On this ridge, the world’s supply of a unique crop, Perique tobacco, is grown, processed and shipped. It is also the site of Indian mounds and sugar cane fields.
 
Erected 1965 by the Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNative AmericansNatural Features.
 
Location. 30° 1.24′ N, 90° 44.495′ W. Marker is in Paulina, Louisiana, in St. James Parish. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 44 and State Highway 642, on the left when traveling west on State Highway 44. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3105 LA-642, Paulina LA 70763, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bourgeois Homeplace / Site Familial des Bourgeois (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Leopold L. Armant (approx. 1.1 miles away); "Le Petit Versailles" (approx.
Marker looking west on LA-44 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
2. Marker looking west on LA-44
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1.3 miles away); Vacherie (approx. 1.3 miles away); James Mather (approx. 1˝ miles away); Oak Alley Plantation (approx. 2.3 miles away); Lutcher United Methodist Church (approx. 3 miles away); Lutcher (approx. 3.1 miles away).
 
Looking east towards marker on LA-44. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
3. Looking east towards marker on LA-44.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 26, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Aug. 17, 2022