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

Malarcher House

Malarcher House Marker image. Click for full size.
July 25, 2015
1. Malarcher House Marker
Inscription. This house is near the site of mansion of Le Chevalier Louis Malarcher (1754-1841), political refugee of French Revolution who became an influential citizen of St. James Parish. Original mansion destroyed in 1890 by levee break which created Nita Crevasse ¼ mile north. In 1891, Willie Malarcher, a grandson of the Chevalier, built present house. Some features, however, date from earlier period.
Erected by Convent Chemical Corporation.
Location. 30° 3.141′ N, 90° 50.27′ W. Marker is in Convent, Louisiana, in Saint James Parish. Marker is at the intersection of River Road (State Highway 44) and State Highway 3214, on the right when traveling north on River Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Convent LA 70723, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Settlement Of Freetown (approx. 0.8 miles away); Uncle Sam Plantation (approx. 1.2 miles away); St. Jacques de Cabahanoce (approx. 2½ miles away); Site of First Acadian Settlers in Louisiana (approx. 2.6 miles away); Judge Poché Plantation House (approx. 2.8 miles
Malarcher House and Marker image. Click for full size.
July 25, 2015
2. Malarcher House and Marker
away); Convent (approx. 3 miles away); Manresa House of Retreats (approx. 4.3 miles away); St. Mary's Chapel (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Convent.
Categories. Notable Buildings
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2015. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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