1850-1862, 1882-1932This Gothic Revival structure was designed by James Harrison Dankin. The Louisiana Secession Ordinance was adopted here in 1861. The interior was burned in December 1862 while the building was occupied by Federal troops. Reconstructed by William Freret in 1882, it served as Capitol until 1932. The cast iron fence dates from 1854.
|Placed By||City of Baton Rouge|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, August 30th, 2015 at 9:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 673888 N 3369711|
|Decimal Degrees||30.44700000, -91.18905000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 26.82', W 91° 11.343'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 26' 49.2" N, 91° 11' 20.58" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||225, 337|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 152-198 North Blvd, Baton Rouge LA 70801, US|
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