1784-c.1880Ben Hur Road to Seigan Lane first area settled under Spain by Germans, upon signing of treaty by England and Spain. Where road began. Georg Kleinpeter site, original claimant. Leader in agriculture who grew sugar cane with success, first time on high land; built first cotton gin, 1790. His son John Baptiste, erected first steam sugar mill on high land, 1832.
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|Placed By||City and Parish of East Baton Rouge & Foundation for Historical Louisiana|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, April 21st, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 680910 N 3360771|
|Decimal Degrees||30.36533333, -91.11750000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 21.92', W 91° 7.05'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 21' 55.2" N, 91° 7' 3" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 9501-9633 Highland Rd, Baton Rouge LA 70810, US|
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