“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Albany in Livingston Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Hungarian Settlement

Hungarian Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
August 20, 2015
1. Hungarian Settlement Marker
Inscription. Known as Arpadhon, area is site of largest rural Hungarian settlement in U.S. Settlers attracted here in 1896 by Charles Brakenridge lumber mill. People bought cut-over timber land to farm and raise strawberries.
Erected 1975 by Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
Location. 30° 28.822′ N, 90° 34.76′ W. Marker is in Albany, Louisiana, in Livingston Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Louisiana Route 43 and Interstate 12, on the right when traveling south on State Route 43. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28434 LA-43, Albany LA 70711, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Albany, Louisiana (approx. 1.5 miles away); Haynes Settlement (approx. 2.5 miles away); Springfield Cemetery Cannon (approx. 3.8 miles away); Springfield's Role in West Florida Revolution (approx. 3.9 miles away); Springfield (approx. 4 miles away); Carter Plantation (approx. 4.4 miles away); Hammond Junior College (approx. 7 miles away); Centerville, Louisiana (approx. 7.1 miles away).
Also see . . .  Arpadhon Hungarian Settlement. (Submitted on August 23, 2015, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
Hungarian Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
August 20, 2015
2. Hungarian Settlement Marker

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