White Hall Plantation House Historical

White Hall Plantation House Historical (HM1UEX)

Location: Lettsworth, LA 70753 Pointe Coupee Parish
Country: United States of America

N 30° 59.008', W 91° 46.742'

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Circa 1849

Home of river boat captain, state senator, and Simmesport founder, General Bennett Barton Simmes. Built in the Greek Revival and Italianate styles. Occupied in the War Between the States by Union General Nathaniel P. Banks. His headquarters during the 1863 Seige of Port Hudson and his ill-fated 1864 Red River campaign, which included the nearby Battle of Yellow Bayou. Saved three times from the encroaching Atchafalaya River. Seven Union gunboat cannonballs taken from her walls during last move in 1939.
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HM NumberHM1UEX
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Year Placed2002
Placed ByM. Becker & F. Sutton
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 16th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 616585 N 3428409
Decimal Degrees30.98346667, -91.77903333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 59.008', W 91° 46.742'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 59' 0.48" N, 91° 46' 44.52" W
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Area Code(s)225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near LA-418, Lettsworth LA 70753, US
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