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Hammond in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Peter Hammond

1798 - 1870

 
 
Peter Hammond Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 18, 2011
1. Peter Hammond Marker
Inscription. Under this oak is buried Peter Hammond, of Sweden, who founded Hammond, La., about 1818. Nearby are the graves of his wife, three daughters, and a favorite slave boy
 
Erected 1980 by Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Location. 30° 30.369′ N, 90° 27.372′ W. Marker is in Hammond, Louisiana, in Tangipahoa Parish. Marker is on East Charles Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hammond LA 70401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Vernon Walnut (approx. 0.4 miles away); City Of Hammond (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grace Memorial Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hammond Junior College (approx. half a mile away); Ponchatoula Depot (approx. 4.7 miles away); PFC Raymond "Mike" Clausen, Jr. (approx. 4.7 miles away); 1862 Train Wreck (approx. 6.1 miles away but has been reported missing); Albany, Louisiana (approx. 7.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hammond.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Peter Hammond Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 18, 2011
2. Peter Hammond Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 567 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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