Seven Oaks Plantation Site

Seven Oaks Plantation Site (HM1JB3)

Location: Westwego, LA 70094 Jefferson Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 55.494', W 90° 8.761'

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Formerly Petit Desert, a 1719 concession among first parish settlements. it was a trading post and major entry port of the Louisiana colony. 1794 Michael Zeringue established Seven Oaks Plantation. His son, Camille, built Greek Revival style main house c. 1840. During War, occupied by Confederates, then Federals. Following the war, property acquired by Columbia Gardens Resort and later by railroad. During WWI house served as Army barracks. Later returned to private residence. Vacated in 1957, the house was demolished in 1977.
HM NumberHM1JB3
Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe Jefferson Parish Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 1:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 775524 N 3313888
Decimal Degrees29.92490000, -90.14601667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 55.494', W 90° 8.761'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 55' 29.64" N, 90° 8' 45.66" W
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Area Code(s)504
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 202-550 LA-18, Westwego LA 70094, US
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