The Becnel Family
The corner of Antonio Road and South River Road
A typical raised Creole Cottage, Antonia Plantation was an early 1800s working sugar plantation. Established through a 1793 Spanish Land Grant claimed by Pierre Lebert. Zephirin Blanchard married Lebert’s daughter Elsie and expanded the plantation. Zephirin Blanchard fought in the War of 1812. His son Arthur fought and died in the Civil War. Antonia Plantation was owned by the Blanchard-Levert Family for over 200 Years.