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

Bayside Plantation

Bayside Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
April 1, 2010
1. Bayside Plantation Marker
Inscription. This house was built in 1850 by Francis D. Richardson on Bayou Teche in Greek Revival style of the period. Richardson, a classmate & friend of Edgar Allen Poe, purchased the land for a sugar plantation. Named Bayside because of dense growth of bay trees nearby.
Erected 1970 by Louisiana Tourist Commission.
Location. 29° 55.919′ N, 91° 40.868′ W. Marker is in Jeanerette, Louisiana, in Iberia Parish. Marker is on Old Jeanerette Road (State Highway 87) 0.1 miles north of Bayside Street (Route 3182), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jeanerette LA 70544, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harry B. Hewes House (approx. 1.2 miles away); St. John The Evangelist Church Parish (approx. 1.3 miles away); Nicholas Provôt (approx. 2 miles away); Beau Pre-Circa 1828 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Sorrel (approx. 4.7 miles away); Olivier Plantation (approx. 7.1 miles away); Sugar Cane Festival and Fair Building (approx. 9.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial Building (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jeanerette.
Categories. Antebellum South, US
Bayside Plantation image. Click for full size.
April 1, 2010
2. Bayside Plantation
Bayside Plantation about 1970 image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, circa 1970
3. Bayside Plantation about 1970
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2015. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2015.   3. submitted on September 15, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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