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Jefferson Davis Louisiana Association

 
 
Jefferson Davis Louisiana Association Marker image. Click for full size.
November 22, 2009
1. Jefferson Davis Louisiana Association Marker
Inscription. Jefferson F. Davis was born in Kentucky June 3, 1801. In 1810 his family moved to St. Mary Parish settling on Bayou Teche. He graduated West Point, was a hero of The Mexican War, a US Representative, Senator, Secretary of War, and Regent of the Smithsonian. He served as President of the Confederate States of America (1861-65). He died December 6, 1889 in New Orleans and was buried in the Army of Northern Virginia tomb in Metairie Cemetery. Three years later re-interred in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, VA.
 
Erected by Louisiana SCV/ Young-Sanders Center.
 
Location. 29° 48.456′ N, 91° 32.199′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Louisiana, in Saint Mary Parish. Marker is on U.S. 90 0.8 miles north of Northwest Boulevard (Louisiana Highway 3211), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located between US-90 and Frontage Rd. in front of Cajun Coast Visitors Center. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin LA 70538, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Belle Isle Salt Mine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Mary's Episcopal Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); German Prisoner of War Camp
Jefferson Davis Louisiana Association Marker image. Click for full size.
November 22, 2009
2. Jefferson Davis Louisiana Association Marker
(approx. 2.3 miles away); Charles Austin O'Neill (approx. 2.5 miles away); Franklin (approx. 2.5 miles away); Donelson Caffery (approx. 2.5 miles away); Jared Young Sanders (approx. 2.5 miles away); The Gunboat Diana (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
 
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