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

Residence Plantation

 
 
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February 19, 2016
1. Residence Plantation Marker
Inscription.  Queen Anne Revival style house built in 1898 by Roberta Volumnia Barrow Slatter. Constructed using materials from a house built on same site in 1854 by her parents noted Louisiana planter Robert Ruffin Barrow and Volumnia Hunley Barrow, sister of famed Confederate submariner Captain H.L. Hunley.
 
Erected by Wilson J. Gaidry, III.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
 
Location. 29° 35.871′ N, 90° 41.381′ W. Marker is in Houma, Louisiana, in Terrebonne Parish. Marker is on East Park Avenue (State Highway 659) 0.2 miles west of Fookles Court, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Houma LA 70363, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Magnolia Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); A History of Terrebonne Parish (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Great Acadian Upheaval (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Grand Dérangement / Le Grand Dérangement (approx. 1.8 miles away); New Acadia / Nouvelle Acadie
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February 19, 2016
2. Residence Plantation Marker
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); Bayou Terrebonne (approx. 1.8 miles away); When Oysters Were King (approx. 1.8 miles away); 1834-1934 (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houma.
 
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February 19, 2016
3. Residence Plantation
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 4, 2016. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 4, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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