“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Franklin in Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Murphy James Foster


Murphy James Foster Marker image. Click for full size.
November 21, 2009
1. Murphy James Foster Marker
Inscription. Home of Murphy James Foster, prominent St. Mary Parish plantation owner and lawyer of the reconstruction period who served the people of Louisiana with honor and distinction as:
Louisiana State Senator (1880-1892)
Thirty-first Governor (1892-1900)
United States Senator (1901-1912)
Erected 1964 by Department of Commerce and Industry.
Location. 29° 46.478′ N, 91° 29.348′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Louisiana, in Saint Mary Parish. Marker is on West Main Street (Louisiana Route 182) 0.2 miles east of Dixie Road South, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin LA 70538, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Franklin's Historic Lampposts (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle Of Irish Bend (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Gunboat Diana (approx. 1.3 miles away); Jared Young Sanders (approx. 1.3 miles away); Franklin (approx. 1.3 miles away); Charles Austin O'Neill (approx. 1.3 miles away); St. Mary's Episcopal Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); German Prisoner of War Camp (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
Categories. Politics
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