“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 Convent, Louisiana

Clickable Map of St. James 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> St. James Parish, LA (25) Ascension Parish, LA (63) Assumption Parish, LA (13) Lafourche Parish, LA (67) St. John the Baptist Parish, LA (16)  St.JamesParish(25) St. James Parish (25)  AscensionParish(63) Ascension Parish (63)  AssumptionParish(13) Assumption Parish (13)  LafourcheParish(67) Lafourche Parish (67)  St.JohntheBaptistParish(16) St. John the Baptist Parish (16)
Convent is the parish seat for St. James Parish
Convent is in St. James Parish
      St. James Parish (25)  
      Ascension Parish (63)  
      Assumption Parish (13)  
      Lafourche Parish (67)  
      St. John the Baptist Parish (16)  
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1Louisiana (St. James Parish), Convent — Convent
. . . Map (db m81093) HM
2Louisiana (St. James Parish), Convent — Judge Poché Plantation House
Felix Pierre Poché, Civil War diarist, Democratic party leader, prominent jurist and one of founders of American Bar Association, built this Victorian Renaissance Revival style plantation with unusual front dormer c. 1870.Map (db m86218) HM
3Louisiana (St. James Parish), Convent — Malarcher House
This house is near the site of mansion of Le Chevalier Louis Malarcher (1754-1841), political refugee of French Revolution who became an influential citizen of St. James Parish. Original mansion destroyed in 1890 by levee break which created Nita . . . Map (db m86223) HM
4Louisiana (St. James Parish), Convent — Manresa House of Retreats
Since 1931 The Society of Jesus (Jesuits) have operated a retreat house here for the spiritual development of the laity. The grounds and several of the buildings were the site and home of Jefferson College founded for the education of the youth of . . . Map (db m81092) HM
5Louisiana (St. James Parish), Convent — Uncle Sam Plantation
First named Constancia (1812), Uncle Sam was one of Louisiana's great sugar plantations. Erected by owner Samuel P. A. Fagot between 1827-1843, the mansion and its many side buildings dominated this site until demolished during move of river levee . . . Map (db m86220) HM
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Sep. 30, 2022