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

Oak Alley Plantation

 
 
Oak Alley Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
December 18, 2010
1. Oak Alley Plantation Marker
Inscription.  Built (1837-39) by Jacques T. Roman, this fine example of Greek Revival architecture is famous for its alley of 28 evenly spaced live oak trees, believed to be at least 100 years older than "Big House."
A National Historic Landmark

 
Erected 1981 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArchitectureSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Historic Trees, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1837.
 
Location. 30° 0.413′ N, 90° 46.599′ W. Marker is in Vacherie, Louisiana, in St. James Parish. Marker is on State Highway 18, 0.6 miles west of Felicite Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3645 LA-18, Vacherie LA 70090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Mather (approx. 1.1 miles away); "Le Petit Versailles" (approx. 1.3 miles away); "Vacherie de Grande Pointe" (approx.
Oak Alley Plantation & Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajunscrambler, December 18, 2010
2. Oak Alley Plantation & Marker
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2.3 miles away); Bourgeois Homeplace / Site Familial des Bourgeois (approx. 2.3 miles away); Colonel Leopold L. Armant (approx. 2½ miles away); Manresa House of Retreats (approx. 2.8 miles away); Convent (approx. 3.1 miles away); Vacherie (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vacherie.
 
Also see . . .  Oak Alley Plantation. (Submitted on July 9, 2015.)
 
Oak Alley Plantation House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, circa 1967
3. Oak Alley Plantation House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2015. This page has been viewed 396 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 8, 2015.   2. submitted on July 9, 2015.   3. submitted on September 15, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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