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

Vernon Parish Courthouse

Circa 1910

 
 
Vernon Parish Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
1. Vernon Parish Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior
 
Location. 31° 8.538′ N, 93° 15.654′ W. Marker is in Leesville, Louisiana, in Vernon Parish. Marker can be reached from 3rd Street north of East Lula Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located on the west portico of the Vernon Parish Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Leesville LA 71446, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vernon Parish Founders (here, next to this marker); Great Louisiana Maneuvers (a few steps from this marker); Vernon Parish Veteran's Memorial (a few steps from this marker); First National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); National Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lyons Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Merchants & Farmers Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Nichols-Howerton Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Leesville.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Vernon Parish Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
2. Vernon Parish Courthouse
Vernon Parish Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
3. Vernon Parish Courthouse Marker
Marker is on the wall to the right of the entrance doors (behind the 2nd column from the right).
Vernon Parish Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
4. Vernon Parish Courthouse
View from intersection of 3rd Street and East Lula Street. NRHP plaque is on the porch to the left of this view. Also in view are "Great Louisiana Maneuvers" and "Vernon Parish Founders" markers.
Vernon Parish Courthouse bell image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
5. Vernon Parish Courthouse bell
This gazebo is on the north lawn of the courthouse. The bell was made by McShane Bell Foundry Company, Baltimore, Maryland. It is inscribed with the foundry name and the following text:
Vernon Parish Courthouse
1909.
F.B. Hull, Construction Company
Jackson, Mississippi,
Builders
American Revolution Bicentennial Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 17, 2010
6. American Revolution Bicentennial Fountain
Located on the west lawn, the fountain wall contains the date of 1910. The walkway text reads:
American Revolutionary
Bicentennial Fountain
Honoring
Our Crippled Children
Vernon Parish Louisiana
Created
Eighteen Hundred Seventy One
1776 The United States of America 1976
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 522 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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