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Plaquemines Parish Louisiana Historical Markers

 
Bellechasse Plantation Marker image, Touch for more information
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 2, 2015
Bellechasse Plantation Marker
Louisiana (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
Louisiana (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
Louisiana (Plaquemines Parish), Braithwaite — English Turn
So named because in this bend, Sept. 1699, Bienville, coming down stream, met the British who had come up river to choose site for a settlement. Bienville convinced Captain Lewis Banks that the territory was in possession of the French. Early . . . — Map (db m42679) HM
Louisiana (Plaquemines Parish), Buras-Triumph — Fort Jackson
Built 1822-32 to protect the lower river. Named for Andrew Jackson. 1862 - Fort withstood 10-day siege by Farragut and surrendered after city fell. In 1898 and 1917-18 used as training base. 1961 - Fort was declared a national monument. — Map (db m35091) HM
Louisiana (Plaquemines Parish), Point A La Hache — Plaquemines Parish
Plaquemines Parish was founded on March 13, 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 m42681) HM

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