“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Plaquemine, Louisiana

Clickable Map of Iberville 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> Iberville Parish, LA (31) Ascension Parish, LA (59) Assumption Parish, LA (13) East Baton Rouge Parish, LA (379) Iberia Parish, LA (64) Pointe Coupee Parish, LA (20) St. Martin Parish, LA (41) West Baton Rouge Parish, LA (40)  IbervilleParish(31) Iberville Parish (31)  AscensionParish(59) Ascension Parish (59)  AssumptionParish(13) Assumption Parish (13)  EastBatonRougeParish(379) East Baton Rouge Parish (379)  IberiaParish(64) Iberia Parish (64)  PointeCoupeeParish(20) Pointe Coupee Parish (20)  St.MartinParish(41) St. Martin Parish (41)  WestBatonRougeParish(40) West Baton Rouge Parish (40)
Plaquemine is in Iberville Parish
      Iberville Parish (31)  
      Ascension Parish (59)  
      Assumption Parish (13)  
      East Baton Rouge Parish (379)  
      Iberia Parish (64)  
      Pointe Coupee Parish (20)  
      St. Martin Parish (41)  
      West Baton Rouge Parish (40)  
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1Louisiana (Iberville Parish), Plaquemine — Academy of Saint Basil
Built in 1847 by Dr. Edward Scratchley. Occupied as school by Marianite Sisters from 1859-1862 & 1865-1975. Occupied as military command by Union Army 1862-1865. Renovated by Lt. Governor and Mrs. Robert L. Freeman-1990Map (db m87254) HM
2Louisiana (Iberville Parish), Plaquemine — Bayou Plaquemine
Le passage des Acadiens Pendant après la de'portation de 1755 depuis le Canada jusqu'aux Attakapas de Sud-ouest. Passageway of Acadians after deportation of 1755 from Canada to the Southwest Attakapas.Map (db m87228) HM
3Louisiana (Iberville Parish), Plaquemine — Bayou PlaqueminePlaquemine Lock State Historic Site — Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail —
Upon completion in 1909, The Plaquemine Lock was an engineering marvel thanks to the unique gravity of water flow system that operated the highest fresh water lock in the world.As a distributary of the Mississippi River and an inland route to . . . Map (db m111247) HM
4Louisiana (Iberville Parish), Plaquemine — Bayou PlaquemineBayou Road — Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail —
Bayou Plaquemine was an important Mississippi River distributary that allowed for boat navigation throughout the Atchafalaya Basin. Travelers left the Mississippi via Bayou Plaquemine, moved west to the Atchafalaya, and then headed further inland . . . Map (db m111443) HM
5Louisiana (Iberville Parish), Plaquemine — Gary J. Hebert Memorial Lockhouse
Gary J. Hebert 1929-1994 Due to his vigilant and untiring efforts, this historic property still stands. Gary J. Hebert refused to back down despite a tremendous push for destruction of the lock to make way for a four-lane highway. After a two . . . Map (db m86843) HM
6Louisiana (Iberville Parish), Plaquemine — Morrisonville
On March 13, 1889, Rev. Robert Morrison established the Nazarene Baptist Church one and one half miles north of this site on Australia Point where the community of Morrisonville developed. Due to levee setbacks in 1921 residents relocated to . . . Map (db m87258) HM
7Louisiana (Iberville Parish), Plaquemine — Old City Hall
Iberville Parish Courthouse, 1848-1906; Plaquemine City Hall, 1906-85. Built by George and Thomas Weldon of Mississippi. One of Louisiana's oldest public buildings. Listed on National Register of Historic Places.Map (db m86841) HM
8Louisiana (Iberville Parish), Plaquemine — Plaquemine First United Methodist Church
Methodist circuit riders came out of Mississippi into this area soon after the Louisiana Purchase of 1803. A Union church building was erected in 1841 on what is now the parking lot of the present Methodist Church. This church served Methodists, . . . Map (db m127884) HM
9Louisiana (Iberville Parish), Plaquemine — Plaquemine Tribe World War 1 Memorial Tablet
Memorial tablet Dedicated by Plaquemine Tribe To her hero members who took part in the World War of 1917-1918 Henry Dardenne Kill'd in France Dr. H.F. Vulliamy • Dr. A.A.Landry, M. Tullie • Joe Thibodeaux, W. Richard • Elmer Schuler, W.P. . . . Map (db m99152) WM
10Louisiana (West Baton Rouge Parish), Plaquemine — Sardine PointThe Cut Off
Side 1 Created by a meander of the Mississippi River in approximately A.D. 1300, this point of land has been known by many names - Manchac Point, Australia Point, Sardine Point and the "Cut Off." Settled by members of the Plaquemine . . . Map (db m87257) HM
Nov. 27, 2021