Galveztown

Galveztown (HM1LQ7)

Location: Prairieville, LA 70769 Ascension Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 20.516', W 90° 53.336'

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Old Spanish town at junction of Amite River and Bayou Manchac. Settled by Anglo-Americans, 1776-78, seeking Spanish refuge from American Revolution and by Canary Islanders (Islenos). Named for Spanish Governor Bernardo de Galvez. Town was abandoned by 1810.
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HM NumberHM1LQ7
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Year Placed1962
Placed ByDepartment of Commerce and Industry
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Date Added Sunday, July 12th, 2015 at 10:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 702928 N 3358564
Decimal Degrees30.34193333, -90.88893333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 20.516', W 90° 53.336'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 20' 30.96" N, 90° 53' 20.16" W
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Area Code(s)225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 42930-42998 LA-42, Prairieville LA 70769, US
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