Magnolia Lane Plantation

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Magnolia Lane Plantation
Magnolia Lane Plantation is located in Louisiana
Magnolia Lane Plantation
Magnolia Lane Plantation is located in the US
Magnolia Lane Plantation
Nearest city Westwego, Louisiana
Coordinates 29°57′56″N 90°09′17″W / 29.96556°N 90.15472°W / 29.96556; -90.15472Coordinates: 29°57′56″N 90°09′17″W / 29.96556°N 90.15472°W / 29.96556; -90.15472
Area 2,000 acres (810 ha) (original)
Built 1784
Architectural style Federal and Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 86000253[1]
Added to NRHP 1986

The Magnolia Lane Plantation, also known as the Fortier Plantation, is a historic plantation located on the Mississippi River in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana on La 541. The plantation house was built in 1784 by Edward Fortier, during the Spanish colonial period.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark (NHL) in 1986.[2] A Louisiana historical marker was placed at the location in 1971.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Malone, Lee. Louisiana Plantation Homes: A Return to Splendor. Pelican Publishing. ISBN 9781455607808.