“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Lacour in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Old Hickory

Old Hickory Marker image. Click for full size.
April 28, 2016
1. Old Hickory Marker
Inscription.  Built circa 1820 by Zenon Ledoux family. Excellent example of a Creole raised plantation house. Ovide LaCour owned this house and the nearby LaCour Store. Entered into the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
Erected 1980 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArchitectureSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1820.
Location. 30° 49.494′ N, 91° 36.174′ W. Marker is near Lacour, Louisiana, in Pointe Coupee Parish. Marker is on State Highway 419, half a mile east of Highway 972, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Batchelor LA 70715, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Archer Lejeune (approx. Ό mile away); Mississippi River (approx. 2½ miles away); Former Site of Melancon's Cafe (approx. 6 miles away); St. Stephen's Episcopal Church and Cemetery (approx. 6.3 miles away); Battle of Bayou Fordoche
Old Hickory Marker image. Click for full size.
April 28, 2016
2. Old Hickory Marker
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(approx. 9½ miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 9½ miles away); Birthplace of Buddy Guy Lettsworth, Louisiana 70752 (approx. 9.6 miles away); Three Rivers Confluence (approx. 13 miles away).
Old Hickory Plantation image. Click for full size.
April 28, 2016
3. Old Hickory Plantation
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2016. This page has been viewed 522 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 6, 2016. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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