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St. Francisville in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

West Feliciana Railroad

 
 
West Feliciana Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
July 8, 2005
1. West Feliciana Railroad Marker
Inscription. One of the South’s earliest railroads. Ran from St. Francisville, La. to Woodville, Ms. Idea conceived in 1828 as means of transporting cotton to river. Chartered in 1831. Completed in 1842. In use in Illinois Central System until abandoned in 1978.
 
Erected 1982 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Location. 30° 46.411′ N, 91° 23.468′ W. Marker is in St. Francisville, Louisiana, in West Feliciana Parish. Marker is on Ferdinand St. (State Highway 1258) west of Tunica Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Francisville LA 70775, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bayou Sara (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lt. Commander John E. Hart (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rosedown Plantation (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Myrtles (approx. 2 miles away); Audubon Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Afton Villa (approx. 4.8 miles away); John Archer LeJeune (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Francisville.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
West Feliciana Railroad Caboose at marker location image. Click for full size.
July 8, 2005
2. West Feliciana Railroad Caboose at marker location
West Feliciana Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
July 8, 2005
3. West Feliciana Railroad Marker
 
 
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