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Historical Markers in Brusly, Louisiana

Clickable Map of West Baton Rouge 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> West Baton Rouge Parish, LA (41) East Baton Rouge Parish, LA (454) East Feliciana Parish, LA (60) Iberville Parish, LA (32) Pointe Coupee Parish, LA (30) West Feliciana Parish, LA (25)  WestBatonRougeParish(41) West Baton Rouge Parish (41)  EastBatonRougeParish(454) East Baton Rouge Parish (454)  EastFelicianaParish(60) East Feliciana Parish (60)  IbervilleParish(32) Iberville Parish (32)  PointeCoupeeParish(30) Pointe Coupee Parish (30)  WestFelicianaParish(25) West Feliciana Parish (25)
Port Allen is the parish seat for West Baton Rouge Parish
Brusly is in West Baton Rouge Parish
      West Baton Rouge Parish (41)  
      East Baton Rouge Parish (454)  
      East Feliciana Parish (60)  
      Iberville Parish (32)  
      Pointe Coupee Parish (30)  
      West Feliciana Parish (25)  
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1 Louisiana, West Baton Rouge Parish, Brusly — Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
Established 1865 Oldest African-American Baptist Church in West Baton Rouge Parish. Luke Billups, Sr. a native of Virginia, built the church and served as first pastor. The community “Lukeville” grew from property he purchased in 1867. . . . Map (db m86902) HM
2 Louisiana, West Baton Rouge Parish, Brusly — Antonia Plantation
A typical raised Creole Cottage, Antonia was an early 1800's working sugar plantation. Established through a 1793 Spanish Land Grant claimed by Pierre Lebert. Zephirin Blanchard married Lebert's daughter Elsie and expanded the plantation. Blanchard . . . Map (db m84999) HM
3 Louisiana, West Baton Rouge Parish, Brusly — Brusly, LouisianaOldest Settlement In West Baton Rouge — Village Of Brusly Landing Incorporated October 1, 1901 —
Side A Following the 1755 exile from Nova Scotia Acadians & descendants received Spanish land grants and settled the area. Among those arriving in 1785 was Jacques Molaison, who began a business. A settlement grew around his land; the name . . . Map (db m86621) HM
4 Louisiana, West Baton Rouge Parish, Brusly — Charles P. Adams
July 21, 1873 – June 27, 1961 Charles Philip Adams, Brusly native and Tuskegee Institute graduate, followed Booker T. Washington’s advice to travel to North Louisiana to develop a school. On November 1, 1901, Adams founded and opened the . . . Map (db m86590) HM
5 Louisiana, West Baton Rouge Parish, Brusly — Herbert Osborn Dickerson2/28/1907 - 12/4/1964
Herbert O. Dickerson, son of Osborne and Mary Dickerson, was born at their home on Paul Lane near Brusly, Louisiana, and raised in that area throughout his life except for his time of military service. After being drafted into the service during . . . Map (db m109921) HM
6 Louisiana, West Baton Rouge Parish, Brusly — Historic Cinclare Plantation
Formerly Marengo Plantation, Cinclare was purchased by James H. Laws in 1878. With its own currency, work animals, plantation store, staff housing, and railroad, it was a self-sufficient sugar mill “company town.”Map (db m91265) HM
7 Louisiana, West Baton Rouge Parish, Brusly — Historic Lukeville School
Established by Luke Billups in 1887 at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Lukeville School has provided elementary education since its founding. In addition to serving the Lukeville community, it also served black students from nearby areas. . . . Map (db m86881) HM
8 Louisiana, West Baton Rouge Parish, Brusly — Israelite Missionary Baptist Church
This institution of worship can trace its roots to the 1890s, but it was formally chartered in 1905. The congregation was established as Israelite Baptist Church of Brusly Landing. The original church was a rectangular gable ended . . . Map (db m121116) HM
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9 Louisiana, West Baton Rouge Parish, Brusly — Molaisonville / St. James Square
(side 1) Molaisonville Jacques Molaison arrived in Louisiana with his family in 1785, settling on a Spanish land grant north of this site. He established a mercantile business and the community that grew around it became known . . . Map (db m85689) HM
10 Louisiana, West Baton Rouge Parish, Brusly — New Brusly Town Hall Memorial
This plaque was displayed at entrance to the Brusly Town Hall built in 1969. Located at 150 East St. Francis Street, it was approximately 100 feet behind the present police station. It was the first structure erected specifically for town . . . Map (db m111614) HM
11 Louisiana, West Baton Rouge Parish, Brusly — Open Sugar Kettles
Open sugar kettles, originally used to produce granulated sugar, were phased out beginning about 1830. This kettle purchased from Cinclare Plantation in the 1960s by Vernon and Joyce Peavy Caffarel, was last used to water livestock.Donated by . . . Map (db m109938) HM
12 Louisiana, West Baton Rouge Parish, Brusly — Original Brusly High School
First West Baton Rouge Parish public high school. Built in 1911 for grades 1-11 to serve students in area from Beaulieu to Chenango Plantations. WPA program completed the gym & adjacent building in 1938. Original school constructed under the . . . Map (db m91996) HM
13 Louisiana, West Baton Rouge Parish, Brusly — St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery
(side 1) West Baton Rouge conveyance records reveal that on June 28, 1833, Jean Baptiste Hebert donated land for use as a cemetery for the congregation of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. With Hebert’s permission, the tract had already . . . Map (db m85121) HM
14 Louisiana, West Baton Rouge Parish, Brusly — St. John the Baptist Catholic Church/Eglise Catholique St Jean Baptiste
This community of faith was incorporated March 19. 1835 by an act of the Louisiana State Legislature as "L'eglise de St. Jean Baptiste D'Ouest Baton Rouge." At this time, parishioners congregated at the home of Jean Baptiste Hebert, then later . . . Map (db m121181) HM
15 Louisiana, West Baton Rouge Parish, Brusly — The Back Brusly Oak
Member Louisiana Live Oak Society. Estimated to be over 330 years old in the Bicentennial Year of 1976. Community gathering place for many years. (plaque) Back Brusly Oak preservation project 2004 made possible by a cooperative . . . Map (db m86589) HM
16 Louisiana, West Baton Rouge Parish, Brusly — Union Baptist Church
Oral tradition recounts a visit by an African American gospel preacher in 1804. He preached the Baptist Christian Doctrine for the first time in West Baton Rouge near the foot of the levee where present day Gwin St. would have met the . . . Map (db m121129) HM
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May. 23, 2024