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Port Allen in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Sandbar Plantation House

 
 
Sandbar Plantation House Marker image. Click for full size.
July 31, 2015
1. Sandbar Plantation House Marker
Inscription. Built c1837 for Dr. Thomas Philander and Marie Aureline Vaughan as a wedding gift. Purchased in 1925 by Chas. H. Dameron, who introduced the first steam shovel to levee construction. Mrs. Ethel Claiborne “Puffy” Dameron's residence during her leadership of establishing the first West Baton Rouge Library. She also help found the WBR Museum.
 
Erected by Ron and Genie Hendry.
 
Location. 30° 24.519′ N, 91° 12.992′ W. Marker is in Port Allen, Louisiana, in West Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is at the intersection of South River Road (Route 988) and Justin Lane, on the left when traveling north on South River Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4234 S. River Road, Port Allen LA 70767, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Antonia Plantation (approx. half a mile away); Historic Cinclare Plantation (approx. 1.4 miles away); Original Brusly High School (approx. 1.6 miles away); 2000 National Champions (approx. 1.7 miles away); 2009 National Champions (approx. 1.7 miles away); 1997 National Champions (approx. 1.7 miles away); Eddy Furniss (approx. 1.7 miles away); Todd Walker (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Antebellum South, US
 
Sandbar Plantation House and Marker image. Click for full size.
July 31, 2015
2. Sandbar Plantation House and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2015. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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