Ashland aka Belle Helene, Geismar, Louisiana
N 30° 10.533 W 090° 59.850
15R E 692815 N 3339932
Quick Description: Located at Hwy. 75 and Ashland Rd.in Geismar, Louisiana NO ADMITTANCE.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 8/17/2008 12:02:55 PM
Waymark Code: WM4FEZ
The Ashland Plantation. Also known as Belle Helene. Owned by Shell Chemical, Geismar.
As of 2015, Plantation has been COMPLETELY and beautifully restored by Shell. It will be used by Shell Chemical for mainly employee functions. Other uses in future are undecided by Shell at this time. Still no public admittance.
Geismar, LA. USA
County / Borough / Parish: Ascension Parish
Year listed: 1979
Historic (Areas of) Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Periods of significance: 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899
Historic function: Domestic
Current function: Vacant/Not In Use
Privately owned?: yes
Season start / Season finish: From: 1/1/2008 To: 12/31/2008
Hours of operation: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM
Primary Web Site: [Web Link]
Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]
Secondary Website 2: Not listed
National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed
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