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Leesville in Vernon Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Pioneer Park

Museum of West Louisiana

 
 
Pioneer Park Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., circa 2004
1. Pioneer Park Marker
Inscription.
Is dedicated to
the pioneers of Vernon Parish, their descendants
and to all people of West Louisiana.

November 16, 1993

 
Erected 1993 by Kansas City Southern Railway Company, Mayor and Members of the Leesville City Council, and Volunteers of the Museum of West Louisiana.
 
Location. 31° 8.126′ N, 93° 15.726′ W. Marker is in Leesville, Louisiana, in Vernon Parish. Marker is on South 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Pioneer Park is at the south end of the Museum of West Louisiana, which is housed in the former Kansas City Southern Railway depot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 803 South 3rd Street, Leesville LA 71446, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kansas City Southern Railroad Depot (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint Michael The Archangel Catholic Church 1913 (approx. mile away); First National Bank (approx. half a mile away); Vernon Parish Veteran's Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Vernon Parish Founders (approx. half a mile away); Vernon Parish Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Great Louisiana Maneuvers (approx. half a mile away); National Hotel (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Leesville.
 
Categories. EducationSettlements & Settlers
 
Museum of West Louisiana Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., circa July 2004
2. Museum of West Louisiana
Pioneer Park is within the fenced area adjacent to museum, at left of photo.
Kansas City Southern Railway Train Dispatch Building Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 2004
3. Kansas City Southern Railway Train Dispatch Building
Across University Parkway, just south of Pioneer Park.
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,155 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 16, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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