Map of the parishes of Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge and Iberville : including parts of the parishes of St. Martins and Ascension, Louisiana, 1859

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Title

Map of the parishes of Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge and Iberville : including parts of the parishes of St. Martins and Ascension, Louisiana, 1859

Subject

Plantation owners--Louisiana--Maps
Pointe Coupée Parish (La.)--Maps
West Baton Rouge Parish (La.)--Maps
Iberville Parish (La.)--Maps
Ascension Parish (La)--Maps

Description

This 1859 map shows the locations and owners of plantations in the central Louisiana parishes of West Baton Rouge, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, and Ascension. Included in this map are the West Oak plantation in Iberville Parish, then owned by the Woolfolk family, and Chatham plantation in Ascension Parish, then owned by John Thompson, home to many of the GU272 and their children.

West Oak is located on the map in T.7.R.9E and T.7.R.10E.

Chatham is located on the map in T.10.R.14E.

The Georgetown Slavery Archive thanks Richard Cellini for bringing this map to our attention. Judy Riffel provided helpful information pertaining to the location of the plantations on this map.

Creator

Andrew J. Powell and Robert Bradford

Publisher

Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection, Boston Public Library

Date

1859

Contributor

Adam Rothman

Format

Map

Language

English

Type

Map

Identifier

GSA446

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Map

Physical Dimensions

188 x 138 cm

Files

BPL Map 1858.jpg
BPL Map 1858 Hi-Res West Oak.jpg
BPL Map 1858 Hi-Res Chatham.jpg

Citation

Andrew J. Powell and Robert Bradford, “Map of the parishes of Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge and Iberville : including parts of the parishes of St. Martins and Ascension, Louisiana, 1859,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed December 1, 2022, https://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/531.

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