Dutch Highlands

Dutch Highlands (HM1RT8)

Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70810 East Baton Rouge Parish
Country: United States of America

N 30° 21.92', W 91° 7.05'

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Ben 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.
HM NumberHM1RT8
Placed ByCity and Parish of East Baton Rouge & Foundation for Historical Louisiana
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Date Added Thursday, April 21st, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 680910 N 3360771
Decimal Degrees30.36533333, -91.11750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 21.92', W 91° 7.05'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 21' 55.2" N, 91° 7' 3" 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 9501-9633 Highland Rd, Baton Rouge LA 70810, US
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