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Reserve in Saint John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Graugnard House

 
 
Graugnard House Marker image. Click for full size.
March 15, 2012
1. Graugnard House Marker
Inscription. Built at the turn of the century as a retirement home for Leon Graugnard, a French immigrant from Basses-Alpes, France. Graugnard, married to Eva Bacas, was a respected and accomplished businessman and was known as one of the most successful sugar planters in Louisiana. The house is the surviving structure of Terre Haute Plantation owned by Graugnard and his heirs. Emile Graugnard, Eva Graugnard Guidry, and Marie P. Graugnard.
 
Erected by Cargill Incorporated.
 
Location. 30° 3.267′ N, 90° 35.34′ W. Marker is in Reserve, Louisiana, in Saint John the Baptist Parish. Marker is at the intersection of East Jefferson Highway (State Highway 44) and West 23rd Street, on the right when traveling west on East Jefferson Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2154 LA-44, Reserve LA 70084, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maurin's Theater (approx. 1.9 miles away); Caroline Deslonde Beauregard (approx. 1.9 miles away); St. John The Baptist Catholic Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Saint John The Baptist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); First Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church Sanctuary
Graugnard House image. Click for full size.
March 15, 2012
2. Graugnard House
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Golden Grove Plantation (approx. 5.2 miles away); Colonial Sugars Refinery (approx. 5.5 miles away); Civil War Cannon (approx. 5.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reserve.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2015. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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