Public "Ox Lot" Parking Historical

Public "Ox Lot" Parking Historical (HM1V7G)

Location: Covington, LA 70433 St. Tammany Parish
Country: United States of America

N 30° 28.636', W 90° 5.726'

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You're in Ox Lot 16

Unique to Covington's downtown business district and a credit to our forefathers, our original town grid layout allowed for public squares in the middle of each block for the purpose of trade and commerce. Farmers would bring their oxen-laden carts to town loaded with wares and conduct business in these designated center block locations. Traditionally called "ox lots" and largely responsible for Covington's designation as a national historic district, today's use provides free public off-street parking for downtown visitors and employees.
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HM NumberHM1V7G
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Placed ByCovington Historic District
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 20th, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 778846 N 3375259
Decimal Degrees30.47726667, -90.09543333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 28.636', W 90° 5.726'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 28' 38.16" N, 90° 5' 43.56" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)985, 504
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 602-652 Plaza Dr, Covington LA 70433, US
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