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Gramercy in Saint James Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Golden Grove Plantation

 
 
Golden Grove Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
1. Golden Grove Plantation Marker
Inscription. On this site from 1817 to 1880 the Shepherd and Hooke families operated a large sugar plantation, part of which became Gramercy, LA, in 1895. The Greek Revival plantation house was lost to the river in 1902.
 
Erected by the St. James Historical Society.
 
Location. 30° 3.003′ N, 90° 40.54′ W. Marker is in Gramercy, Louisiana, in Saint James Parish. Marker is on East Jefferson Highway (State Highway 44) 0.2 miles east of South Willow Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: East Jefferson Highway, Gramercy LA 70052, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colonial Sugars Refinery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gramercy (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lutcher (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lutcher United Methodist Church (approx. 1 miles away); Bourgeois Homeplace / Site Familial des Bourgeois (approx. 4.4 miles away); "Vacherie de Grande Pointe" (approx. 4.4 miles away); Colonel Leopold L. Armant (approx. 4.7 miles away); Graugnard House (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gramercy.
 
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Marker at Highway 44 and bridge exit road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
2. Marker at Highway 44 and bridge exit road.
Marker in front of sugar refinery. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
3. Marker in front of sugar refinery.
Marker with Wallace Bridge in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
4. Marker with Wallace Bridge in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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