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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.

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

Church Street buildings

Plaquemine Street buildings

Court Street buildings

Eden Street buildings

Railroad Avenue buildings

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