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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2A5E_battle-of-baton-rouge_Baton-Rouge-LA.html
On September 21, 1779Col. Dickson commanding the British post at Baton RougeSurrendered toGov. Galvez and his American Allies.This tablet commemorates thisOne battle of the American RevolutionOn Louisiana soilAnd is placed hereBy The Louisiana Soc…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2A5D_old-state-capitol_Baton-Rouge-LA.html
Old State CapitolRiver Road & North Blvd.Baton Rouge, LouisianaErected 1847-48Razed by fire 1862.Seat of StateGovernment1850-1862 1882-1932.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29ET_louisiana-state-university-surrounding-area_Baton-Rouge-LA.html
About the AreaWith its Italian Renaissance-style buildings nestled amongst the stately oaks and broad magnolias made famous in its Alma Mater, LSU is truly a joy to behold. The 2000-acre campus, bordered on its western edge by the mighty Miss…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29ER_university-lakes-bird-sanctuary_Baton-Rouge-LA.html
About The AreaStretching from Milford Wampold Memorial Park, affectionately known as "Baton Rouge Beach," to the City-Brooks Community Park golf course, the LSU lakes-University Lake and City Park Lake-lie on LSU''''s eastern edge and pr…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28YA_bob-petit_Baton-Rouge-LA.html
Panel 1LSUAll-American - 1953-1954First LSU Player to Have Number Retired - 1954Member NCAA Final Four Team - 1953SEC Champions - 1953,1954SEC Leading Scorer - 1952, 1953, 1954All-SEC - 1952, 1953, 19541,916 points - 27.4 ppg average1,039 rebound…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27DU_uss-kidd-veterans-museum-ship_Baton-Rouge-LA.html
Situated on the Mississippi River Levee, the USS KIDD Veterans Memorial features immaculately restored aircraft and naval craft. The Louisiana Memorial Plaza honors the more than 7,000 Louisianans who have died in conflict. The cornerstone of the …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27DM_caroline-durieux_Baton-Rouge-LA.html
Caroline Durieux, a well known lithographer and social artist during the 1930s and 1940s, was Director for the WPA Federal Art Project for Louisiana and a Louisiana State University professor of Fine Art. At LSU, she developed the electron print u…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27DH_old-state-capitol_Baton-Rouge-LA.html
Louisiana's Old State Capitol was built in 1850 and housed the State Legislature and Senate until 1932. The castellated gothic statehouse has withstood war, fire, abandonment, as well as political intrigue. The National Historic Landmark has witne…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27DG_a-bench-by-the-road_Baton-Rouge-LA.html
There is no place you or I can go, to think about or not think about, to summon the presences of, or recollect the absences of slaves; nothing that reminds us of the ones who made the journey and of those who did not make it. There is no suitable …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26AV_upland-hardwoods_Baton-Rouge-LA.html
This ravine cutting into the Mississippi River escarpment, contains the last vestiges of upland hardwoods that stretch down the river from the north. Upland hardwoods covered this area before the Bluebonnet Swamp was formed approximately 225 years…
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