Belle Alliance Plantation

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Belle Alliance
Belle Alliance Assumption.JPG
Belle Alliance Plantation is located in Louisiana
Belle Alliance Plantation
Belle Alliance Plantation is located in the US
Belle Alliance Plantation
Nearest city Donaldsonville, Louisiana
Coordinates 30°3′20″N 91°1′59″W / 30.05556°N 91.03306°W / 30.05556; -91.03306Coordinates: 30°3′20″N 91°1′59″W / 30.05556°N 91.03306°W / 30.05556; -91.03306
Built 1846
Architect Andry, Paul
Architectural style Italianate, Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 98001425[1]
Added to NRHP November 23, 1998

Belle Alliance is an Italianate and Greek Revival plantation house in Assumption Parish, Louisiana, U.S.A. It is the namesake of the unincorporated community of Belle Alliance.[2] The town and the plantation are located on the east bank of Bayou Lafourche, about five miles (8 km) out of Donaldsonville.

During the 1770s, this 7,000-acre (28 km2) plot was granted to Don Juan Vives, a physician and military officer of the Spanish government.[3] The Belle Alliance plantation house was built by a successful sugar planter Charles Anton Kock, also owner of St. Emma Plantation around 1846.[4]

The plantation house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.[1]

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