Desire Plantation House

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Desire Plantation
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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
Built1835
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.

History[edit]

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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References[edit]

  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.