“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Belle Chasse, Louisiana

Clickable Map of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Plaquemines Parish, LA (17) Jefferson Parish, LA (91) Orleans Parish, LA (405) St. Bernard Parish, LA (73)  PlaqueminesParish(17) Plaquemines Parish (17)  JeffersonParish(91) Jefferson Parish (91)  OrleansParish(405) Orleans Parish (405)  St.BernardParish(73) St. Bernard Parish (73)
Pointe à la Hache is the parish seat for Plaquemines Parish
Belle Chasse is in Plaquemines Parish
      Plaquemines Parish (17)  
      Jefferson Parish (91)  
      Orleans Parish (405)  
      St. Bernard Parish (73)  
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1Louisiana, Plaquemines Parish, Belle Chasse — Bellechasse Plantation
Site once part of Bellechasse plantation. Established by Col. Jean de Goutin Bellechasse, commander of colonial troops at the Louisiana Purchase transfer in 1803 and prominent early state official. Purchased in 1844 by Judah P. Benjamin, noted . . . Map (db m84137) HM
2Louisiana, Plaquemines Parish, Belle Chasse — Fort St. Leon
Designed by De Verges and garrisoned in 1754, but abandoned in 1792, because of strategic value it was rebuilt by Latour in 1808 and garrisoned to defend New Orleans; Destroyed by Adm. Farragut during the Civil War in advance up the river.Map (db m205785) HM
3Louisiana, Plaquemines Parish, Belle Chasse — Plaquemines Parish
Plaquemines Parish was founded on March 31, 1807 stretching from English Turn south 100 miles along both banks of the Mississippi River. The name originates from piakamin, the Mobile Indian word for persimmon. Fort St. Philip at Plaquemines Bend was . . . Map (db m62355) HM
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Mar. 22, 2023