Desire Plantation

Submitted by FHMaster on Sat, 12/17/2016 - 15:36

Also known as Alcidesire Plantation.

Desire plantation, also known as Alcidesire,[2] is a historic Perique tobacco plantation built circa 1835, and located in Vacherie, Louisiana, St. James Parish. The plantation house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986

Desire LeBlanc was born in 1831, the son of Dominique LeBlanc and Perosine Bourgeois. He married Aglaé Bourgeois in 1854 and had a daughter, Alcidie LeBlanc, in the same year. In April 1885, Alcide married Louis S. Webre, who bought the Bellevue (Belleview) Plantation located on Bayou Grosse Tete in Iberville Parish. They had a son, Joseph M. Webre, in 1888.[3]

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Location
Vacherie
State
GeoCoord
29°56′39″N 90°41′32″W
Founded
1835
Status
Active
NRHP Ref Number
86001054