Desire Plantation House

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Desire Plantation
Desire Plantation House is located in Louisiana
Desire Plantation House
Desire Plantation House is located in the United States
Desire Plantation House
Nearest cityVacherie, Louisiana
Coordinates29°56′39″N 90°41′32″W / 29.94417°N 90.69222°W / 29.94417; -90.69222Coordinates: 29°56′39″N 90°41′32″W / 29.94417°N 90.69222°W / 29.94417; -90.69222
Architectural styleFrench Creole
NRHP reference #86001054[1]
Added to NRHP15 May 1986

Desire plantation, also known as Alcidesire,[2] is a historic Perique tobacco plantation built circa 1835, and located in Vacherie, Louisiana, St. James Parish. The plantation house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.


Desire LeBlanc was born in 1831, the son of Dominique LeBlanc and Perosine Bourgeois. He married Aglaé Bourgeois in 1854 and had a daughter, Alcidie LeBlanc, in the same year.

In April 1885, Alcidie married Louis S. Webre, who bought the Bellevue (Belleview) Plantation located on Bayou Grosse Tete in Iberville Parish. They had a son, Joseph M. Webre, in 1888.[3]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Mary Ann Sternberg (1996/2001/2013 Third Edition). Along the River Road: Past and Present on Louisiana's Historic Byway. Louisiana State University Press. p. 285. Retrieved June 30, 2014. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. ^ "Desire Plantation" (PDF). p. 4. Retrieved June 30, 2014.