On Belle Chasse Highway (State Highway 23) at Avenue B, on the right when traveling south on Belle Chasse Highway.
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
On Main Street (Louisiana Route 996) 0.3 miles north of F. Edward Hebert Boulevard, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Belle Chasse Highway (State Highway 23) west of Mildred Street, in the median.
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