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

Oak Alley Plantation

 
 
Oak Alley Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
December 18, 2010
1. Oak Alley Plantation Marker
Inscription. Built (1837-39) by Jacques T. Roman, this fine example of Greek Revival architecture is famous for its alley of 28 evenly spaced live oak trees, believed to be at least 100 years older than "Big House".
A National Historic Landmark

 
Erected 1981 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 30° 0.413′ N, 90° 46.599′ W. Marker is in Vacherie, Louisiana, in Saint James Parish. Marker is on State Highway 18 0.6 miles west of Felicite Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3645 LA-18, Vacherie LA 70090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Mather (approx. 1.1 miles away); "Le Petit Versailles" (approx. 1.3 miles away); "Vacherie de Grande Pointe" (approx. 2.3 miles away); Bourgeois Homeplace / Site Familial des Bourgeois (approx. 2.3 miles away); Colonel Leopold L. Armant (approx. 2.5 miles away); Manresa House of Retreats
Oak Alley Plantation & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajunscrambler, December 18, 2010
2. Oak Alley Plantation & Marker
(approx. 2.8 miles away); Convent (approx. 3.1 miles away); Judge Poché Plantation House (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vacherie.
 
Also see . . .  Oak Alley Plantation. (Submitted on July 9, 2015.)
 
Categories. Antebellum South, US
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2015. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 8, 2015.   2. submitted on July 9, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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