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Plaquemine Historic District
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Three historic buildings at the corner of Eden and Plaquemine Streets
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Location Railroad Avenue, Main Street, Eden Street, Church Street, Plaquemine Street and Court Street, Plaquemine, Louisiana
Area 55 acres (22 ha)
NRHP reference No. 89001791 (original)
05000507 (increase)
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Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 30, 1989
Boundary increase June 3, 2005

Plaquemine Historic District is a historic district in downtown Plaquemine, Louisiana, located along Railroad Avenue, Main Street, Eden Street, Church Street, Plaquemine Street and Court Street.

The 55-acre (22 ha) area comprises a total of 133 buildings and structures, of which 95 are considered contributing properties, and 3 are also listed on the National Register of Historic Places as individual properties. Building dates vary from c.1840 to c.1938 and are mostly historic brick commercial buildings and residences of either brick or frame construction.

The historic district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 30, 1989.

Boundaries were increased on June 3 2005, with the addition of the house at 57725 Court Street, the nearby Carriage House/Stable and Blacksmith Shop.

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Iberville Parish Courthouse at 57735 Main Street
Plaquemine Lock 2
Plaquemine Lock building
St. Basil's Academy
St. Basil's Academy at 23515 Church Street
Plaquemine, Louisiana
Historic house at 57845 Plaquemine Street
Plaquemine, Louisiana Creative Cakes
Hirsch Building at 23440 Railroad Avenue
Plaquemine, Louisiana Brick Church
Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church at 57805 Main Street
Plaquemine, Louisiana Grand House
Historic house at 23670 Church Street
Plaquemine, Louisiana Street Scene 2009
Eden Street view with Brusle Building in the foreground
Plaquemine, Louisiana Residential Street Scene
Church Street view with historic house at 23660 in the foreground and historic house at 23640 in the background

Contributing properties

The historical district contains a total of 93 contributing properties, built between c.1840 and c.1938:

Main Street buildings

  • House at 58278 Main Street, 30°17′21″N 91°14′31″W / 30.28916°N 91.24189°W / 30.28916; -91.24189 (58278 Main Street), built c.1920.
  • House at 58270 Main Street, 30°17′21″N 91°14′30″W / 30.2892°N 91.24178°W / 30.2892; -91.24178 (58270 Main Street), built c.1920.
  • House at 58264 Main Street, 30°17′21″N 91°14′30″W / 30.28922°N 91.24171°W / 30.28922; -91.24171 (58264 Main Street), built c.1910.
  • House at 58256 Main Street, 30°17′21″N 91°14′30″W / 30.28925°N 91.24163°W / 30.28925; -91.24163 (58256 Main Street), built c.1910.
  • House at 58248 Main Street, 30°17′21″N 91°14′29″W / 30.28928°N 91.24152°W / 30.28928; -91.24152 (58248 Main Street), built c.1910.
  • Saint John's Cemetery, 30°17′19″N 91°14′28″W / 30.28863°N 91.24111°W / 30.28863; -91.24111 (Saint John's Cemetery), built c.1850.
  • House at 58224 Main Street, 30°17′22″N 91°14′28″W / 30.28948°N 91.24114°W / 30.28948; -91.24114 (58224 Main Street), built c.1885.
  • House at 58218 Main Street, 30°17′22″N 91°14′28″W / 30.28952°N 91.24103°W / 30.28952; -91.24103 (58218 Main Street), built c.1885.
  • House at 58200 Main Street, 30°17′23″N 91°14′26″W / 30.28963°N 91.24067°W / 30.28963; -91.24067 (58200 Main Street), built c.1880.
  • House at 58166 Main Street, 30°17′23″N 91°14′26″W / 30.28971°N 91.24052°W / 30.28971; -91.24052 (58166 Main Street), built c.1920.
  • House at 58167 Main Street, 30°17′22″N 91°14′25″W / 30.28941°N 91.24039°W / 30.28941; -91.24039 (58167 Main Street), built c.1880.
  • House at 58152 Main Street, 30°17′23″N 91°14′25″W / 30.28974°N 91.24034°W / 30.28974; -91.24034 (58152 Main Street), built c.1925.
  • House at 58159 Main Street, 30°17′22″N 91°14′25″W / 30.28944°N 91.24025°W / 30.28944; -91.24025 (58159 Main Street), built c.1840.
  • House at 58151 Main Street, 30°17′22″N 91°14′24″W / 30.28949°N 91.24011°W / 30.28949; -91.24011 (58151 Main Street), built c.1900.
  • House at 58127 Main Street, 30°17′23″N 91°14′23″W / 30.28963°N 91.23968°W / 30.28963; -91.23968 (58127 Main Street), built c.1880.
  • House at 58119 Main Street, 30°17′23″N 91°14′22″W / 30.28968°N 91.23954°W / 30.28968; -91.23954 (58119 Main Street), built c.1900.
  • House at 58120 Main Street, 30°17′24″N 91°14′23″W / 30.29013°N 91.23986°W / 30.29013; -91.23986 (58120 Main Street), built c.1930.
  • House at 58111 Main Street, 30°17′23″N 91°14′22″W / 30.28973°N 91.23939°W / 30.28973; -91.23939 (58111 Main Street), built c.1880.
  • House at 58095 Main Street, 30°17′23″N 91°14′21″W / 30.28986°N 91.2391°W / 30.28986; -91.2391 (58095 Main Street), built c.1900.
  • House at 58089 Main Street, 30°17′24″N 91°14′20″W / 30.28993°N 91.23892°W / 30.28993; -91.23892 (58089 Main Street), built c.1880.
  • House at 58080 Main Street, 30°17′25″N 91°14′20″W / 30.29034°N 91.23896°W / 30.29034; -91.23896 (58080 Main Street), built c.1905.
  • House at 58083 Main Street, 30°17′24″N 91°14′20″W / 30.28998°N 91.2388°W / 30.28998; -91.2388 (58083 Main Street), built c.1890.
  • House at 58070 Main Street, 30°17′26″N 91°14′19″W / 30.29046°N 91.23858°W / 30.29046; -91.23858 (58070 Main Street), built c.1900.
  • House at 58077 Main Street, 30°17′24″N 91°14′19″W / 30.29005°N 91.23863°W / 30.29005; -91.23863 (58077 Main Street), built c.1885.
  • Repair Shop at 58071 Main Street, 30°17′24″N 91°14′19″W / 30.29006°N 91.23848°W / 30.29006; -91.23848 (58071 Main Street), built c.1926.
  • Commercial Building at 58065 Main Street, 30°17′25″N 91°14′18″W / 30.29017°N 91.2384°W / 30.29017; -91.2384 (58065 Main Street), built c.1920.
  • Commercial Building at 58053 Main Street, 30°17′25″N 91°14′17″W / 30.29023°N 91.23798°W / 30.29023; -91.23798 (58053 Main Street), built c.1900.
  • House at 58047 Main Street, 30°17′25″N 91°14′16″W / 30.29034°N 91.23789°W / 30.29034; -91.23789 (58047 Main Street), built c.1925.
  • House at 58040 Main Street, 30°17′27″N 91°14′16″W / 30.29071°N 91.23788°W / 30.29071; -91.23788 (58040 Main Street), built c.1890.
  • House at 58041 Main Street, 30°17′25″N 91°14′16″W / 30.2903°N 91.23773°W / 30.2903; -91.23773 (58041 Main Street), built c.1925.
  • House at 58030 Main Street, 30°17′27″N 91°14′16″W / 30.29079°N 91.2377°W / 30.29079; -91.2377 (58030 Main Street), built c.1900.
  • House at 58035 Main Street, 30°17′25″N 91°14′15″W / 30.29035°N 91.23761°W / 30.29035; -91.23761 (58035 Main Street), built c.1925.
  • House at 58029 Main Street, 30°17′25″N 91°14′15″W / 30.2904°N 91.23749°W / 30.2904; -91.23749 (58029 Main Street), built c.1925.
  • House at 58023 Main Street, 30°17′26″N 91°14′15″W / 30.29048°N 91.23737°W / 30.29048; -91.23737 (58023 Main Street), built c.1925.
  • Commercial Building at 58010 Main Street, 30°17′27″N 91°14′15″W / 30.29083°N 91.23753°W / 30.29083; -91.23753 (58010 Main Street), built c.1930.
  • Commercial Building at 23400 Railroad Avenue, 30°17′26″N 91°14′14″W / 30.29064°N 91.23715°W / 30.29064; -91.23715 (23400 Railroad Avenue), built c.1926.
  • Railroad Depot, 57960 Main Street, 30°17′28″N 91°14′13″W / 30.29117°N 91.23703°W / 30.29117; -91.23703 (Railroad Depot), built c.1920.
  • Commercial Building at 57945 Main Street, 30°17′27″N 91°14′12″W / 30.29081°N 91.23659°W / 30.29081; -91.23659 (57945 Main Street), built c.1925.
  • Commercial Building at 57935 Main Street, 30°17′27″N 91°14′11″W / 30.29087°N 91.23646°W / 30.29087; -91.23646 (57935 Main Street), built c.1900.
  • Commercial Building at 57915 Main Street, 30°17′27″N 91°14′11″W / 30.29092°N 91.23628°W / 30.29092; -91.23628 (57915 Main Street), built c.1925.
  • Commercial Building at 57905 Main Street, 30°17′28″N 91°14′10″W / 30.29099°N 91.23613°W / 30.29099; -91.23613 (57905 Main Street), built c.1920.
  • Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 57805 Main Street, 30°17′28″N 91°14′04″W / 30.29105°N 91.23453°W / 30.29105; -91.23453 (Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church), built 1926.
  • Saint John School, Main Street, 30°17′29″N 91°14′03″W / 30.29126°N 91.23425°W / 30.29126; -91.23425 (Saint John School), built c.1915.
  • Iberville Parish Courthouse, 57735 Main Street, 30°17′30″N 91°14′02″W / 30.29174°N 91.23393°W / 30.29174; -91.23393 (Iberville Parish Courthouse), built c.1848. Also individually listed.
  • Plaquemine Lock Building, 57730 Main Street, 30°17′33″N 91°14′04″W / 30.2926°N 91.23436°W / 30.2926; -91.23436 (Plaquemine Lock Building), built 1909. Also part of Bayou Plaquemine Lock enlistment since May 19, 1972.

Church Street buildings

  • House at 23415 Church Street, 30°17′29″N 91°14′02″W / 30.29136°N 91.23383°W / 30.29136; -91.23383 (23415 Church Street), built c.1925.
  • House at 23425 Church Street, 30°17′29″N 91°14′02″W / 30.29127°N 91.23378°W / 30.29127; -91.23378 (23425 Church Street), built c.1920.
  • St. Basil's Academy, 23515 Church Street, 30°17′25″N 91°14′00″W / 30.29026°N 91.23323°W / 30.29026; -91.23323 (St. Basil's Academy), built c.1850. Also individually listed.
  • House at 23510 Church Street, 30°17′25″N 91°14′02″W / 30.29026°N 91.2338°W / 30.29026; -91.2338 (23510 Church Street), built c.1920.
  • House at 23520 Church Street, 30°17′24″N 91°14′01″W / 30.29005°N 91.2337°W / 30.29005; -91.2337 (23520 Church Street), built c.1875.
  • House at 23610 Church Street, 30°17′23″N 91°14′01″W / 30.28972°N 91.23349°W / 30.28972; -91.23349 (23610 Church Street), built c.1910. No more standing.
  • House at 23620 Church Street, 30°17′22″N 91°14′00″W / 30.28956°N 91.23345°W / 30.28956; -91.23345 (23620 Church Street), built c.1885.
  • House at 23630 Church Street, 30°17′22″N 91°14′00″W / 30.28942°N 91.23326°W / 30.28942; -91.23326 (23630 Church Street), built c.1925.
  • House at 23640 Church Street, 30°17′21″N 91°13′59″W / 30.28927°N 91.23318°W / 30.28927; -91.23318 (23640 Church Street), built c.1905.
  • House at 23660 Church Street, 30°17′20″N 91°13′59″W / 30.28897°N 91.23301°W / 30.28897; -91.23301 (23660 Church Street), built c.1915.
  • House at 23670 Church Street, 30°17′20″N 91°13′58″W / 30.28878°N 91.23288°W / 30.28878; -91.23288 (23670 Church Street), built c.1905.

Plaquemine Street buildings

  • House at 57748 Plaquemine Street, 30°17′27″N 91°14′01″W / 30.29085°N 91.23374°W / 30.29085; -91.23374 (57748 Plaquemine Street), built c.1920.
  • House at 57742 Plaquemine Street, 30°17′27″N 91°14′01″W / 30.2909°N 91.23365°W / 30.2909; -91.23365 (57742 Plaquemine Street), built c.1890.
  • House at 57713 Plaquemine Street, 30°17′27″N 91°13′59″W / 30.29087°N 91.23309°W / 30.29087; -91.23309 (57713 Plaquemine Street), built c.1880.
  • Rectory at 57810 Plaquemine Street, 30°17′27″N 91°14′03″W / 30.29077°N 91.23403°W / 30.29077; -91.23403 (Rectory), built c.1880.
  • Old Gas Station, 57805 Plaquemine Street, 30°17′26″N 91°14′02″W / 30.2905°N 91.2338°W / 30.2905; -91.2338 (Old Gas Station), built c.1925.
  • House at 57845 Plaquemine Street, 30°17′24″N 91°14′05″W / 30.28993°N 91.23467°W / 30.28993; -91.23467 (57845 Plaquemine Street), built c.1850.
  • Commercial Building at 57945 Plaquemine Street, 30°17′22″N 91°14′08″W / 30.28953°N 91.23552°W / 30.28953; -91.23552 (57945 Plaquemine Street), built c.1930.
  • Commercial Building at 57953 Plaquemine Street, 30°17′22″N 91°14′09″W / 30.28945°N 91.23575°W / 30.28945; -91.23575 (57953 Plaquemine Street), built c.1930.
  • Commercial Building at 57955 Plaquemine Street, 30°17′22″N 91°14′09″W / 30.28942°N 91.23584°W / 30.28942; -91.23584 (57955 Plaquemine Street), built c.1895.

Court Street buildings

  • House at 57725 Court Street, 30°17′24″N 91°13′58″W / 30.29003°N 91.23285°W / 30.29003; -91.23285 (57725 Court Street), built c.1895.
  • Carriage House/Stable, 30°17′23″N 91°13′57″W / 30.28986°N 91.2324°W / 30.28986; -91.2324 (Carriage House/Stable), built between 1900 and 1906.
  • Blacksmith Shop, 30°17′24″N 91°13′57″W / 30.29004°N 91.23248°W / 30.29004; -91.23248 (Blacksmith Shop), built 1896.
  • House at 57820 Court Street, 30°17′23″N 91°14′02″W / 30.28973°N 91.23401°W / 30.28973; -91.23401 (57820 Court Street), built c.1900.
  • House at 57830 Court Street, 30°17′22″N 91°14′03″W / 30.28958°N 91.23426°W / 30.28958; -91.23426 (57830 Court Street), built c.1910. No more standing.
  • House at 57920 Court Street, 30°17′21″N 91°14′07″W / 30.2891°N 91.23533°W / 30.2891; -91.23533 (57920 Court Street), built c.1905.
  • House at 57925 Court Street, 30°17′19″N 91°14′07″W / 30.28874°N 91.23521°W / 30.28874; -91.23521 (57925 Court Street), built c.1895.
  • House at 58060 Court Street, 30°17′17″N 91°14′14″W / 30.28816°N 91.2372°W / 30.28816; -91.2372 (58060 Court Street), built c.1870.
  • Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion, 58040 Court Street, 30°17′18″N 91°14′13″W / 30.2883°N 91.23681°W / 30.2883; -91.23681 (Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion), built c.1900.
  • Episcopal Church Rectory, 58036 Court Street, 30°17′18″N 91°14′12″W / 30.28838°N 91.23665°W / 30.28838; -91.23665 (58036 Court Street), built c.1875.
  • House at 58030 Court Street, 30°17′19″N 91°14′11″W / 30.28849°N 91.23651°W / 30.28849; -91.23651 (58030 Court Street), built c.1925.
  • Commercial Building at 58020 Court Street, 30°17′19″N 91°14′11″W / 30.28859°N 91.23625°W / 30.28859; -91.23625 (58020 Court Street), built c.1935.
  • House at 58010 Court Street, 30°17′19″N 91°14′10″W / 30.28866°N 91.23606°W / 30.28866; -91.23606 (58010 Court Street), built c.1850. No more standing.

Eden Street buildings

  • Commercial Building #1 on Eden Street, 30°17′25″N 91°14′06″W / 30.29033°N 91.23493°W / 30.29033; -91.23493 (Commercial Building #1), built c.1920. No more standing.
  • Commercial Building at 23466 Eden Street, 30°17′24″N 91°14′07″W / 30.29003°N 91.23524°W / 30.29003; -91.23524 (23466 Eden Street), built c.1890.
  • Commercial Building at 23464 Eden Street, 30°17′24″N 91°14′07″W / 30.2901°N 91.23527°W / 30.2901; -91.23527 (23464 Eden Street), built c.1890.
  • Commercial Building at 23460 Eden Street, 30°17′25″N 91°14′07″W / 30.29016°N 91.23531°W / 30.29016; -91.23531 (23460 Eden Street), built c.1890.
  • Cottage #1 on Eden Street, 30°17′26″N 91°14′06″W / 30.29043°N 91.23501°W / 30.29043; -91.23501 (Cottage #1), built c.1890. No more standing.
  • Commercial Building at 23450 Eden Street, 30°17′25″N 91°14′07″W / 30.29029°N 91.23533°W / 30.29029; -91.23533 (23450 Eden Street), built c.1890.
  • Cottage at 23440 Eden Street, 30°17′25″N 91°14′08″W / 30.29039°N 91.23551°W / 30.29039; -91.23551 (23440 Eden Street), built c.1885. No more standing.
  • School District Building, 23430 Eden Street, 30°17′26″N 91°14′08″W / 30.29055°N 91.23555°W / 30.29055; -91.23555 (School District Building), built c.1935.
  • Commercial Building at 23420 Eden Street, 30°17′27″N 91°14′08″W / 30.29075°N 91.23563°W / 30.29075; -91.23563 (23420 Eden Street), built c.1938.
  • Brusle Building, 23410 Eden Street, 30°17′27″N 91°14′08″W / 30.2909°N 91.23565°W / 30.2909; -91.23565 (Brusle Building), built c.1889.

Railroad Avenue buildings

  • Commercial Building at 23425 Railroad Avenue, 30°17′26″N 91°14′11″W / 30.29055°N 91.2364°W / 30.29055; -91.2364 (23425 Railroad Avenue), built c.1930.
  • Plaquemine City Hall, 23640 Railroad Avenue, 30°17′16″N 91°14′07″W / 30.28773°N 91.23541°W / 30.28773; -91.23541 (Plaquemine City Hall), built 1906.
  • Commercial Building at 23540 Railroad Avenue, 30°17′20″N 91°14′09″W / 30.28875°N 91.23585°W / 30.28875; -91.23585 (23540 Railroad Avenue), built c.1895. Actually hosting the Plaquemine Police Department.
  • Commercial Building #2 on Railroad Avenue, 30°17′20″N 91°14′10″W / 30.28901°N 91.236°W / 30.28901; -91.236 (Commercial Building #2), built c.1920. No more standing.
  • Hirsch Building, 23440 Railroad Avenue, 30°17′24″N 91°14′12″W / 30.29011°N 91.23677°W / 30.29011; -91.23677 (Hirsch Building), built c.1925.
  • Commercial Building at 23420 Railroad Avenue, 30°17′26″N 91°14′13″W / 30.29044°N 91.23698°W / 30.29044; -91.23698 (23420 Railroad Avenue), built c.1895.
  • Commercial Building at 23412 Railroad Avenue, 30°17′26″N 91°14′13″W / 30.29056°N 91.23703°W / 30.29056; -91.23703 (23412 Railroad Avenue), built c.1905.
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