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Bayside Plantation on 12+/- Acres

9805 Old Jeanerette Road, Jeanerette, , 70544
  • 4 baths
  • 4 beds
  • 4,047 sq ft
  • 11.8 acres
, Property Website Date Posted: December 19, 2018



Peter Patout

Talbot Historic Properties

[email protected]

o: (504) 415-9730

m: (504) 481-4790

Circa 1850

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About This Old House

Bayside Plantation was built in 1850 for Francis Dubose Richardson along the Bayou Teche in Iberia Parish. It is a Greek Revival home with a front full-length gallery and a rear enclosed gallery that is now office and storage space. The home is situated on 12+/- acres and is surrounded by beautiful live Oaks, draped in Spanish moss.

Bayside is a plantation house built in 1850 by Francis DuBose Richardson on the Bayou Teche in Jeanerette, Louisiana, United States. Richardson, a classmate and friend of Edgar Allan Poe, purchased the land for a sugar plantation.[2] It has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places since January 29, 1987. Richardson attended St. Mary’s College in Baltimore, Maryland. He was elected to the Louisiana Senate and sponsored legislation establishing the Louisiana School for the Blind, which institution is extant in Baton Rouge. His daughter, Bethia Richardson, married Donelson Caffery II, a Louisiana State Senator and a United States Senator. Richardson’s great grandson, Patrick Thomson Caffery served as a Louisiana State Representative and a United States Representative It is believed that Edgar Allan Poe slept at Bayside while visiting Richardson. – Wikipedia Page

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