Belle Grove Plantation

Belle Grove Plantation (HM1MYX)

Location: White Castle, LA 70788 Iberville Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 11.144', W 91° 7.205'

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One of the grandest plantation mansions ever built in Louisiana, Belle Grove was built at the pinnacle of prosperity during the 1850's sugar boom in the South. Sixty-two feet in height, her thirty foot pillars were capped by solid cypress Corinthian capitals six feet high. Designed by Henry Howard for John Andrews—completed in 1857—the home was later owned by the Henry Ware family. Abandoned by 1925, the Historic American Buildings Survey documented her in 1938. This national treasure burned in 1952.
Placed ByFriends of Belle Grove Plantation of Louisiana
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Date Added Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 1:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 680991 N 3340859
Decimal Degrees30.18573333, -91.12008333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 11.144', W 91° 7.205'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 11' 8.64" N, 91° 7' 12.3" W
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Area Code(s)225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near LA-405, White Castle LA 70788, US
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