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Bellagio Plantation

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Approximate Location: Ward 3, Township 21 North, Range 12 East, Sections 14-17, (East) Carroll Parish, LA


Date Constructed/ Founded

not determined


Associated Surnames

Prince, Keene, Hood, Old, Houghton, Manning, Howe


Historical notes

Owned by Prince Brothers: Berry and Balus in 1824, W.B., Martin and John L. Keene in 1833, Harbrid/Harbrid Hood (1778-1834) in 1833 , Chastine & Rebecca (Gardner) Old, James E. Old & Ann (Old) Houghton, Edward C. Manning (leased from Charles Howe) in 1874


Census: Appeared on the 1850 Slave Schedules (25 slaves, listed as James Old)


Other Information: Land left to James E. Old and Ann B. Old-Houghton after Rebecca Gardner Old died; in a will dated 07/13/1836. Other children are Mary Jane and John Willson (Wilson) Old who were minors at the time. Lake Providence Hotel occupied one-half an acre and was a part of the estate of Catherine Gardner Old.



Associated Slave Workplaces



Associated Free Persons


  • Prince Brothers: Berry and Balus; W.B., Martin and John L. Keene; Harbrid/Harbrid Hood; Chastine & Rebecca (Gardner) Old; James E. Old & Ann (Old) Houghton; Edward C. Manning; Charles Howe


Associated Enslaved Persons


  • none recorded yet


Research Leads and Plantation Records


  • none reported yet


Miscellaneous Information


  • none




  • A Place to Remember, East Carroll Parish 1832-1975 by Georgia Payne Durham Pinkston; East Carroll Parish Tax Assessors Roll 2006-2007 for legal land descriptions


Users Researching This Workplace


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