Ashland Plantation at Belle Hellene

Submitted by FHMaster on Sat, 12/17/2016 - 14:11

Ashland Plantation, also known as the Belle Helene or Ashland-Belle Helene Plantation, is an historic building, built in 1841, that was a plantation estate and home of Duncan Farrar Kenner. Located in Darrow, Louisiana, in Ascension Parish.[2] The manor house is an example of antebellum Greek Revival architecture. The plantation was listed on the National Register of Historic Places May 4, 1979.

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Location
Darrow, near Geismar
State
GeoCoord
30°6′30″N 91°0′36″W
Owners
Duncan Farrar Kenner
Founded
1841
Status
Active
Address
Southwest of Gonzales on Highway 3251 (Ashland Road) and Louisiana highway 75.[3] The entire property of the estate belongs to and is surrounded by the Shell Chemical, LP, Geismar plant
NRHP Ref Number
79001050