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Raceland in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Clotilda Plantation

 
 
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November 25, 2016
1. Clotilda Plantation Marker
Inscription.  Francis G. Barker, a commission merchant and sugar planter of New Orleans, purchased this site in 1874. His father, Benjamin Barker, came to Louisiana in 1839. Frank L. Barker, Francis' son, built the main house around 1907. The Barkers were also associated with Ravenswood, Melodia, and Laurel Valley Plantations.
 
Erected 1994 by Lafourche Heritage Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
 
Location. 29° 40.307′ N, 90° 32.299′ W. Marker is in Raceland, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish. Marker is on State Highway 308 north of Barker Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Raceland LA 70394, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lockport (approx. 1.7 miles away); Holy Savior Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); First American Casualty Of WW II (approx. 3.2 miles away); Bouverans Plantation House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Vacherie-Gheens (approx.
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3.7 miles away); St. Mary's Nativity Church (approx. 6.9 miles away); St. Mary's Cemetery (approx. 6.9 miles away); Baudoin - Foret School (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raceland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2016, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 863 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 26, 2016.

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