City Of Hammond

City Of Hammond (HM1QFU)

Location: Hammond, LA 70401 Tangipahoa Parish
Country: United States of America

N 30° 30.419', W 90° 27.729'

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Railroad came through in 1854. Became a shoemaking center for the Confederacy during the Civil War. Town was planned in the 1860's, and by early twentieth century was known as "Strawberry Capital of America."
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HM NumberHM1QFU
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Year Placed1979
Placed ByDepartment of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, January 10th, 2016 at 9:03pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 743554 N 3377704
Decimal Degrees30.50698333, -90.46215000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 30.419', W 90° 27.729'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 30' 25.14" N, 90° 27' 43.74" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)985, 225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400 NW Railroad Ave, Hammond LA 70401, US
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