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Darrow in Ascension Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Bocage Plantation

 
 
Bocage Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
July 10, 2015
1. Bocage Plantation Marker
Inscription. Built in 1801 by Marius Pons Bringier as wedding gift for daughter Fanny, who married Christophe Colomb, a French refugee. Remodeled by Architect James Dakin 1837. Restored by Dr. & Mrs. E.G. Kohlsdorf 1941.
 
Erected 1976 by Louisiana Tourist Commission.
 
Location. 30° 7.408′ N, 90° 57.26′ W. Marker is in Darrow, Louisiana, in Ascension Parish. Marker is at the intersection of River Road (State Highway 942) and St. Elmo Street (Parish Route 1435), on the right when traveling south on River Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 39050 LA-942, Darrow LA 70725, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ascension Catholic Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Walter Lemann, Sr. Pumping Station (approx. 2.4 miles away); Fort Butler UDC Monument (approx. 2 miles away); Fort Butler African American Soldiers Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Donaldsonville (approx. 2 miles away); Francis T. Nicholls (approx. 2 miles away); War Veterans Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Donaldsonville (approx. 2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Bocage Plantation. (Submitted on July 13, 2015.)
Bocage Plantation image. Click for full size.
July 10, 2015
2. Bocage Plantation

 
Categories. Antebellum South, US
 
Bocage Plantation image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, circa 1967
3. Bocage Plantation
Bocage in the 1960s before its most recent restoration.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2015. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2015.   3. submitted on September 10, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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