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This building built in 1868 served as the Ascension parish Courthouse and jail. On June 1, 2017, the Ascension Parish Council officially changed the name to Charles "Chalou" Trepagnier Building in honor of his 51 years as a law enforcer.Born to ca…
Once a course of the Mississippi River, Bayou Lafourche helped shape Louisiana's coastline by carrying fresh water, sediment and nutrients south to the Gulf of Mexico.Bayou LaFourche is a 106-mile waterway that stretches from Donaldsonville to the…
This monument dedicated in memory of all veterans who served the United States Armed Forces in defense of freedom and peace, having fought bravely against tremendous odds on land, sea and air, were no less honorable, valiant and victoriou…
Site of the plantation of the Jean Baptiste Gaudin Family from 1830 to 1874. Gaudin, a native of St. James Parish, established Gaudin Home Place from several small farms. He grew cotton then sugarcane. In time he would own over 1000 arpents includ…
Jazz developed at the turn of the 20th century in south Louisiana and was born from a combination of musical traditions: work songs, spirituals, blues, and ragtime. From the early days of vaudeville and minstrel shows to the formidable first years…
Scene of Civil War skirmish in fall of 1862. C.1850 Greek Revival plantation house owned 1854-1869 by Charles A. Kock, a prominent sugar planter. Listed on National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
Second Acadian Coast. Town founded by William Donaldson, 1806, on a farm of Pierre Landry. Began as a trading post about 1750. Home of Governor Francis T. Nicholls, of Dr. F.M. Prevost, who performed the first Caesarean section, 1824. Parish seat …
This facility is dedicated to the memory of Walter Lemann, Sr.(1879-1952) A citizen of Donaldsonville whose untiring efforts to restore a flow of fresh water to Bayou Lafourche continued from it's closure in 1903 until his death.
It was his pre…
This church founded August 15, 1772 by Father Angel de Revillagodos on orders of King Charles III of Spain. Cornerstone of Present church laid June 1876 by Bishop Elder of Natchez and the April 14, 1896 dedication by Archbishop Janssens of New Orl…
The Finest of Texas and Arizona,
Lives lost by river and bayou.
We mark their graves,
Remember their names:
Brave Confederates who died
At Fort Butler, June 28, 1863.
Martha M. Boltz
Virginia Division - UDC