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LaPlace City Historical Markers

Map of Louisiana State Historical Marker Locations in the City of LaPlace

City of LaPlace Historical Markers

LaPlace Historical Marker

LaPlace, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 4' 16.8924", -90° 28' 35.148"

The town of LaPlace was named after plantation owner Bazile LaPlace. In this area about 500 slaves participated in an uprising in 1811. This is the site of the disastrous Bonnet Carré Crevasse, 1872-1883, which cut a channel from the Mississippi to Lake Pontchartrain.
StoppingPoints.com Editorial on LaPlace:
LaPlace is also well-known for its Andouille sausage, and is nicknamed the Andouille Capital of the World. The annual Andouille Festival celebrating the spicy Cajun smoked sausage is held in LaPlace.

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Montegut Plantation House