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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Sugar Kettle

 
 
Sugar Kettle Marker image. Click for full size.
June 17, 2005
1. Sugar Kettle Marker
Inscription. Used by Jean Étienne de Boré in 1795 to granulate sugar from Louisiana cane for the first time, thus revolutionizing Louisiana’s economy. The kettle was later bought by planter John Hill and given to Louisiana State University.
 
Erected 1970 by Louisiana Tourist Commission.
 
Location. 30° 24.628′ N, 91° 10.936′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on Stadium Drive west of South Campus Drive, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70803, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of the LSU Students (within shouting distance of this marker); Bradie James (approx. 0.2 miles away); Josh Reed (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1958 National Champions (approx. 0.2 miles away); 2003 National Champions (approx. 0.2 miles away); 2007 National Champions (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1936 SEC Champions (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1935 SEC Champions (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
More about this marker. Also includes a marker in French next to this marker.
 
Categories. AgricultureEducationIndustry & Commerce
 
Sugar Kettle French Marker image. Click for full size.
June 17, 2005
2. Sugar Kettle French Marker
Chaudron de Sucre

Utilisé pour la première fois en 1795 par Etienne de Boré pour la granulation du sucre de canne qui révolutionna l’économie louisianaise. Ce chaudron fut acheté plus tard par la planteur John Hill et donné à la Louisiana State University.
Sugar Kettle image. Click for full size.
June 17, 2005
3. Sugar Kettle
Sugar Kettle and Marker image. Click for full size.
June 17, 2005
4. Sugar Kettle and Marker
 
 
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