Crespo Plantation – Image

Crespo Plantation - Image

Crespo Plantation once occupied the present site of IMTT on River Road in St. Rose. Owner Joaquin Joseph Crespo (hand on hip) is pictured with family and friends.

A native of Spain, Crespo, arrived in New Orleans around 1872. The Crespo Plantation home is pictured (circa 1900) along with several Crespo family members. Thre is still a Crespo Ave. in St. Rose.

(Photo courtesy of Billy and Sidney Crespo)