Judge L.H. Perez Statue
Judge Leander H. Perez, who for decades was Plaquemines Parish's most powerful political leader, was memorialized in 1977 with a $1 million, 12-acre park just below Belle Chasse. However, in 1984 the park was closed due to lack of funds and ceased receiving support from the Commissions Council due to a Parish lawsuit which claimed the Perez family cheated Plaquimines Parish out of millions of dollars.
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