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

Calumet Plantation

Calumet Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
September 5, 2015
1. Calumet Plantation Marker
Inscription. Home of Douglas C. Montan (1834-96), who named this plantation “Calumet” after Indian name for peace-pipe. Montan represented Iberville and West Baton Rouge Parishes in the La. State Senate. Montan wrote (1856) a popular book entitled “Redstick” which was about Baton Rouge life.
Erected 1971 by The Louisiana Tourist Commission.
Location. 30° 28.111′ N, 91° 16.741′ W. Marker is in Port Allen, Louisiana, in West Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on Rosedale Road (State Highway 76) near Calumet Road (State Highway 1145), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Allen LA 70767, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Allendale Plantation (approx. 1½ miles away); Rosedale Road (approx. 1.8 miles away); James "Slim Harpo" Moore (approx. 3.9 miles away); Stone Square Lodge No. 8 (approx. 4 miles away); West Baton Rouge Parish Bicentennial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Port Allen High School (1936-1978) / Port Allen Middle School (1979-Present)
Calumet Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
September 5, 2015
2. Calumet Plantation Marker
(approx. 4.3 miles away); Port Allen Prisoner-Of-War Sub-Camp No. 7 (approx. 4.3 miles away); Third Parish Courthouse (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Allen.
Categories. Antebellum South, US
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2015. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 10, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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