To The Sacred Memory

To The Sacred Memory (HM230L)

Location: Franklinton, LA 70438 Washington Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 50.658', W 90° 9.288'

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To The Sacred Memory ofWiley PierceBorn - Jan. 10, 1882.Robert Wesley CrainBorn - Aug. 16, 1886.Both MurderedMarch 3, 1923.Two native sons of Washington Parish. True and loyal citizens, officers of the Law, were foully shot to death while in the performance of a dangerous duty and their bodies brutally tramped into the mud of Betsy's Creek Swamp by illicit distillers of "moonshine" whiskey."Lest We Forget"
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A TestimonialTo commemorate the conservative and patriotic spirit of the people of Washington Parish, Louisiana, who amidst the most trying circumstances maintained and upheld the supremacy and majesty of the law.
Faith in God, respect for constituted authority and allegiance to our government has ever been, is now, and will ever be the very foundation of our peace, happiness and prosperity.
Our citizenship is dedicated anew to the enforcement of the law of the land. The sacrifice of our brothers whose lives were given for the welfare of our country shall not be in vain.
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HM NumberHM230L
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Date Added Sunday, November 19th, 2017 at 7:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 772113 N 3415812
Decimal Degrees30.84430000, -90.15480000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 50.658', W 90° 9.288'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 50' 39.48" N, 90° 9' 17.28" W
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Area Code(s)985
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1084-1100 Cleveland St, Franklinton LA 70438, US
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