c. 1890-1920Marksvillians 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.
|Placed By||City Of Marksville|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 5:04pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 587968 N 3444035|
|Decimal Degrees||31.12693333, -92.07733333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 7.616', W 92° 4.64'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 7' 36.96" N, 92° 4' 38.4" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 400-420 Chester St, Marksville LA 71351, US|
|Alternative Maps||Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap|
Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.