Elkinsville-Freetown Historical

Elkinsville-Freetown Historical (HM1W87)

Location: Saint Rose, LA 70087 St. Charles Parish
Country: United States of America

N 29° 56.554', W 90° 19.275'

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After the Civil War in 1873, Palmer Elkins, a free man of color, purchased property, tracts 8, 9, & 10 for $943.50. M. Elkins was the President of the St. Mary Benevolent Association and helped to educate freed men of color. In 1880, he asked several freed men of color to rear their families and receive training for a living in Elkinsville, also known as Freetown.
The first nineteen landowners were:
Palmer ElkinsAbraham JacksonGeorge CacherJohn MarbySmith McCutcheonsFrank PetersJames and Ellen PriceRobert WilliamsBetsy CacherThorton AlexanderAugust FreigilMary LouisStephen HendersonNancy LeonceJohn LeonceAntoine JonesJacob BanksHockley WattsWilliams Robertson
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HM NumberHM1W87
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, December 11th, 2016 at 9:02am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 758555 N 3315439
Decimal Degrees29.94256667, -90.32125000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 56.554', W 90° 19.275'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 56' 33.24" N, 90° 19' 16.5" W
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Area Code(s)504
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11734 LA-48, Saint Rose LA 70087, US
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