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

Battle Of Baton Rouge (1779)

 
 
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1. 1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial
Inscription.
To honor and commemorate
the men who fought in the Battle of Baton Rouge
in the War of the American Revolution
September 1779
Which was the only battle of this war
fought outside of the original Thirteen Colonies.

Placed by the Baton Rouge Chapter of the
Daughters of the American Revolution
1940
(second plaque)
The Stone supporting this plaque was taken from the original Arsenal Building.

Presented by the Baton Rouge Marble Works

 
Erected 1940 by Baton Rouge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 30° 27.501′ N, 91° 11.095′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from Capitol Lake Drive west of Capitol Access Road (Route 3045), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located in Arsenal Park. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ceremonial Indian Mound (here, next to this marker); In Honor of George Washington
1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
2. 1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial
(within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated To You, A Free Citizen In A Free Land (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Arsenal (about 400 feet away); Arsenal Museum (about 600 feet away); Louisiana State Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Weiss House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Governor's Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
3. 1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial
1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial image. Click for full size.
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4. 1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial
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5. 1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial
 
 
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