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Donaldsonville in Ascension Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Donaldsonville

 
 
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December 18, 2010
1. Donaldsonville Marker
Inscription. Made capital of Louisiana in 1830; Legislature met from January 4 to March 16 and reconvened in 1831. In 1848 the old State House, located across from this site, was razed, and its bricks used to prevent wavewash at the bayou's mouth.
 
Erected 1970 by Louisiana Tourist Commission.
 
Location. 30° 6.279′ N, 90° 59.409′ W. Marker is in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, in Ascension Parish. Marker is on Houmas Street north of Opelousas Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located in front of Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Houmas St, Donaldsonville LA 70346, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francis T. Nicholls (within shouting distance of this marker); War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bicentennial Jazz Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Donaldsonville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Walter Lemann, Sr. Pumping Station (approx. mile away); Fort Butler UDC Monument (approx. mile away); Fort Butler African American Soldiers Memorial (approx. mile away); Ascension Catholic Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Donaldsonville.
 
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Donaldsonville Marker and Ascension Parish Court House image. Click for full size.
December 10, 2010
2. Donaldsonville Marker and Ascension Parish Court House
 
 
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