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Home Louisiana Iberia Parish Jeanerette Historical Markers Bayside Plantation

Bayside Plantation

LA 87 , Jeanerette, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 55' 8.7168", -91° 40' 13.4076"
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This house was built in 1850 by Francis D. Richardson on Bayou Teche in Greek Revival style of the period. Richardson, a classmate and friend of Edgar Allen Poe, purchased the land for a sugar plantation. Named Bayside because of dense growth of Bay trees nearby.

Last updated: 3/27/2016 13:23
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Bayside Plantation Historical Marker Location Map, Jeanerette, Louisiana