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Bay St. Louis in Hancock County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Naval Battle of Bay St. Louis

 
 
Naval Battle of Bay St. Louis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr.
1. Naval Battle of Bay St. Louis Marker
Inscription. On Dec. 14, 1814, five U.S. gunboats fired on a British fleet entering Lake Borgne. Their action was the last naval defense of the U.S. before the victory of General Andrew Jackson at New Orleans.
 
Erected 1993 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 30° 18.824′ N, 89° 19.425′ W. Marker is in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, in Hancock County. Marker is at the intersection of North Beach Boulevard and Ulman Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Beach Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bay Saint Louis MS 39520, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Publius Rutilius Rufus Pray (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Augustine’s Seminary (approx. 0.6 miles away); 100 Men D.B.A. Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away); United States Merchant Marine Academy Cadet Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Brown's Vineyard (approx. 4.2 miles away); Scenic Drive Historic District
Naval Battle of Bay St. Louis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr.
2. Naval Battle of Bay St. Louis Marker
(approx. 4.7 miles away); Saucier-Bidwell-Pratt House (approx. 4.8 miles away); Blues & Jazz in the Pass (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bay St. Louis.
 
More about this marker. This marker may be missing.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
Naval Battle of Bay St. Louis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr.
3. Naval Battle of Bay St. Louis Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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