“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Brusly in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Antonia Plantation

Antonia Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
September 19, 2014
1. Antonia Plantation Marker
Inscription. A typical raised Creole Cottage, Antonia was an early 1800's working sugar plantation. Established through a 1793 Spanish Land Grant claimed by Pierre Lebert. Zephirin Blanchard married Lebert's daughter Elsie and expanded the plantation. Blanchard fought in the War of 1812. His son, Arthur fought and died in the Civil War. Antonia Plantation was owned by the Blanchard~Levert Family for over 200 years.
Erected 2008 by The Becnel Family.
Location. 30° 24.185′ N, 91° 13.291′ W. Marker is in Brusly, Louisiana, in West Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is at the intersection of South River Road (State Highway 988) and Antonio Road, on the right when traveling south on South River Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Allen LA 70767, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sandbar Plantation House (approx. half a mile away); Historic Cinclare Plantation (approx. 0.9 miles away); Original Brusly High School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Molaisonville / St. James Square (approx. 1.4 miles away); Union Baptist Church (approx.
Antonia Plantation house image. Click for full size.
September 19, 2014
2. Antonia Plantation house
1.4 miles away); St. John the Baptist Catholic Church/Eglise Catholique St Jean Baptiste (approx. 1 miles away); St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery (approx. 1 miles away); Brusly, Louisiana (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brusly.
Categories. Antebellum South, US
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2015. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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