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This memorial is dedicated to all the officers and men who served aboard the USS Ponchatoula (AO-148) from its commissioning in January 1956 until its retirement from naval service in August 1992. The Ponchatoula was a Neosha Class Fleet Oiler des…
CitationFor conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 263, Marine Aircraft Group 16, First Marine Aircraft Wing, during operations against e…
Near this spot on February 27, 1862 a southbound lumber train collided with a northbound troop train carrying men of Col. Edmond J. Goode's 7th Mississippi Infantry in route to join the Confederate army in Tennessee. The lumber train had failed to…
Original depot built c.1854 by New Orleans, Jackson & Great Northern Railroad (later Illinois Central). Burned when Union forces captured town in March 1863. Rebuilt c.1865. Present depot built in 1894 and remodeled in the 1920's.
S. boundary of Tangipahoa Parish. Part of line dividing Isle of Orleans from Florida Parishes. Boundary between Br. West Florida and Spanish La., 1763-83; Spanish West Florida and French La., 1803; U.S. and Spanish West Florida, 1803-10.