Abe Hawkins

Abe Hawkins (HM1LJW)

Location: Geismar, LA 70734 Ascension Parish
Country: United States of America
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N 30° 10.54', W 90° 59.87'

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? - 1867

Once enslaved at Ashland Plantation, became noted 19th century African American jockey. Rode the horse Lecompte to victory over Lexington in 1854 in New Orleans. Inducted into the Louisiana Racing Museum Hall of Fame in 1997.
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HM NumberHM1LJW
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Placed ByShell Chemical LP
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Date Added Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 692782 N 3339944
Decimal Degrees30.17566667, -90.99783333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 10.54', W 90° 59.87'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 10' 32.4" N, 90° 59' 52.2" W
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Area Code(s)225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8000 Ashland Rd, Geismar LA 70734, US
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