Golden Meadow Historical

Golden Meadow Historical (HM1VXZ)

Location: Golden Meadow, LA 70357 Lafourche Parish
Country: United States of America

N 29° 23.533', W 90° 16.389'

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Circa 1839

The name Golden Meadow is believed to have come from either the acres of golden rods which bloom in the marshes surrounding the area, or from the expectations of golden returns from the land. Early settlers in the area included Benjamin and Louisa Hobbs Barker in 1839 and in 1842, Isaac Lush and his wife, Rebecca, natives of Natchez, Mississippi arrived by boat in Golden Meadow with two friends Isaac and Vic York and a nine or ten year old ward, named William Riley Williams.
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Date Added Saturday, November 26th, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 764638 N 3254533
Decimal Degrees29.39221667, -90.27315000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 23.533', W 90° 16.389'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 23' 31.98" N, 90° 16' 23.34" W
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Area Code(s)985
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 705 N Alex Plaisance Blvd, Golden Meadow LA 70357, US
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