Early Cattle Industry

Early Cattle Industry (HM27JZ)

Location: Welsh, LA 70591 Jefferson Davis Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 14.128', W 92° 49.296'

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(side one - English)

Long-horned Spanish cattle introduced by Aroyelles Indians long before the French arrived on the scene; used as foundation stock by pioneers.
Acadians and others settled area, 1760's; developed vacheries (cattle ranches) in this prairie region of Southwest La.

(side two - French)
Premiers Elevages

Le bétail espagnol a longues cornes introduit par les Avoyelles avant l'arrivee des Francais, fut utilise par les pionniers pour l'élevage.
Les Acadiens entre autres s'établirent ici vers 1760 et developperent des "vacheries" dans les prairies de la Louisane du Sud-Ouest.
HM NumberHM27JZ
Year Placed1964
Placed ByLouisiana Department of Commerce and Industry
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 517165 N 3344890
Decimal Degrees30.23546667, -92.82160000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 14.128', W 92° 49.296'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 14' 7.68" N, 92° 49' 17.76" W
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Area Code(s)337
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 310 LA-99, Welsh LA 70591, US
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