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

Tezcuco Plantation

Tezcuco Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
July 10, 2015
1. Tezcuco Plantation Marker
Inscription. Built in 1855 by Benjamin F. Tureaud, kinsman of Bringier family. Constructed of homemade red brick and Louisiana cypress. Purchased in 1888 by Dr. Julian T. Bringier. Retained by relatives until the 1940s.
Erected 1974 by Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
Location. 30° 6.922′ N, 90° 54.669′ W. Marker is in Darrow, Louisiana, in Ascension Parish. Marker is on River Road (State Highway 44) 1.2 miles north of Sunshine Bridge (State Highway 70), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Darrow LA 70725, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Mary's Chapel (approx. 2 miles away); Bocage Plantation (approx. 2.6 miles away); Ascension Catholic Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Francis T. Nicholls (approx. 4.7 miles away); War Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); Donaldsonville (approx. 4.8 miles away); Walter Lemann, Sr. Pumping Station (approx. 4.8 miles away); Fort Butler UDC Monument (approx. 4.8 miles away).
Regarding Tezcuco Plantation. Tezcuco Plantation burned to the ground in May of 2002. All that remains on site is the marker, fence and
Tezcuco Plantation site image. Click for full size.
July 10, 2015
2. Tezcuco Plantation site
The marker is to the right of this gate.
foundation. Owned by Motiva Petrochemicals.
Categories. Antebellum South, US
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2015. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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