Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site annual reunion Jan. 26

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South
Photos from the Gary Hebert Collection of when the lock was in operation. 

PLAQUEMINE - The Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site hosts its annual reunion for relatives of former lock employees, boaters who once used it and longtime residents of Plaquemine on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. – noon.

Reunion participants are welcome to bring any pictures, newspaper articles or any other items associated with the Plaquemine Lock. A tour of the lock house, chamber and antique boat pavilion will also be given, according to Park Manager Stan Richardson.

Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site is located off of LA Hwy 1 in historic downtown Plaquemine, 13 miles south of Baton Rouge and 19 miles north of Donaldsonville. For more information about the reunion or the site, call 877.987.7158 or 687.7158 or visit