“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Laplace in Saint John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Woodland Plantation

Woodland Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
July 9, 2015
1. Woodland Plantation Marker
Inscription. Acquired in 1793 & 1808 by Manuel Andry, a commandant of the German Coast. Major 1811 slave uprising organized here. Ory Bros. & A. Lasseigne were last owners of plantation. Its subdivision in 1923 spurred the growth of LAPLACE.
Erected 1984 by Woodland Planting and Manufacturing Co.
Location. 30° 3.979′ N, 90° 28.825′ W. Marker is in Laplace, Louisiana, in Saint John the Baptist Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Airline Highway (U.S. 61) and Main Street (Louisiana Highway 44), on the right when traveling south on Airline Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Place LA 70068, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A. Montz (approx. 0.4 miles away); Laplace (approx. 1.2 miles away); Civil War Cannon (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bonnet Carré Crevasse (approx. 2.7 miles away); Les Allemands (approx. 3½ miles away); First Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church Sanctuary (approx. 4.6 miles away); Maurin's Theater (approx. 4.7 miles away); St. John The Baptist Catholic Church (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laplace.
Categories. Antebellum South, US
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2015. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 34 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 10, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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