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Houma in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Orange Grove

 
 
Orange Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
February 19, 2016
1. Orange Grove Marker
Inscription.  Built c. 1840. Noted for its handsome Greek Revival styling, its briquette-entre-poteaux (bricks set between posts) construction, and its faux bois (false grained) woodwork. Listed in National Register of Historic Places.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArchitectureSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
 
Location. 29° 35.518′ N, 90° 49.494′ W. Marker is in Houma, Louisiana, in Terrebonne Parish. Marker is on Bayou Black Road (State Highway 182) 0.2 miles north of Daneco Court, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4107 Bayou Black Drive, Houma LA 70360, 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. Terrebonne Basin (approx. 3˝ miles away); Sugar Row Plantations (approx. 4.1 miles away); Southdown High School (approx. 5 miles away); Southdown Plantation (approx. 5.1 miles away); Saint Francis de Sales Church (approx. 6.2 miles away); Terrebonne Parish Courthouse Square Oaks (approx.
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February 19, 2016
2. Orange Grove Plantation & Marker
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6.2 miles away); Fifth Districts High School (approx. 6.2 miles away); 1834-1934 (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houma.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 22, 2016. This page has been viewed 462 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 22, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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