Marksville Race Track Site Historical

Marksville Race Track Site Historical (HM1UBQ)

Location: Marksville, LA 71351 Avoyelles Parish
Country: United States of America

N 31° 7.616', W 92° 4.64'

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c. 1890-1920

Marksvillians enjoyed horse racing on a hard earth track located on this site. A wood grandstand existed for visitor seating. Begun by Dr. Aristide Barbin who also organized a baseball field and golf course in this area. Dr. Barbin played on the first L.S.U. football team.
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HM NumberHM1UBQ
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Placed ByCity Of Marksville
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 5:04pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 587968 N 3444035
Decimal Degrees31.12693333, -92.07733333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 7.616', W 92° 4.64'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 7' 36.96" N, 92° 4' 38.4" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-420 Chester St, Marksville LA 71351, US
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