The U.S. Arsenal Powder Magazine at Baton Rouge was constructed between 1836 and 1838

Significance: The U.S. Arsenal Powder Magazine at Baton Rouge was constructed between 1836 and 1838 by the United States Army Engineer Department at a cost of $29,432. It is one of only two buildings surviving from the Baton Rouge Arsenal and Ordnance Depot which once garrisoned one infantry regiment, one artillery company, and six cavalry troops. The magazine held 3,000 barrels…

Explore History In Southeastern Louisiana – A National Register of Historic Places

St. Charles Parish Destrehan Plantation  Homeplace Plantation House  St. John the Baptist Parish San Francisco Plantation House Evergreen Plantation Whitney Plantation Historic District St. James Parish Laura Plantation  Colonial Sugars Historic District Judge Felix Poche Plantation Oak Alley Plantation  Assumption Parish Madewood Christ Episcopal Church and Cemetery Assumption Parish Courthouse and Jail  St. Elizabeth Catholic…