Marker text: TOWN OF CARROLLTON
Laid out by Charles Zimpel in 1833 on site of Macarty Plantation, formerly uppermost part of Bienville's 1719 land grant. Jefferson Parish seat 1852-1874. Annexed 1874 by New Orleans. 1854 courthouse designed by Henry Howard.
Erected by the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, 1981.