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

Zachary Taylor Home Site

 
 
Zachary Taylor Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
1. Zachary Taylor Home Site Marker
Inscription. "Old Rough and Ready," America's 12th president, lived on this site in the home pictured above. He called the cottage Buena Vista after his famous 1847 victory in the Mexican War. The pale horse pictured was Taylor's favorite, "Whitey." It would later graze on the White House lawn and eventually be buried near his master. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Location. 30° 27.217′ N, 91° 11.376′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on Lafayette Street west of North 3rd Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 N 3rd St, Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort San Carlos (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort San Carlos (about 400 feet away); The Mississippi River (about 400 feet away); Pentagon Barracks (about 500 feet away); Zachary Taylor (about 600 feet away); Pentagon Buildings (about 700 feet away); Old Arsenal Museum (about 700 feet away); Ole War Skule (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
More about this marker. Marker is number 1 of 10 of a series of walking tour markers on the
Zachary Taylor Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
2. Zachary Taylor Home Site Marker
Louisiana State Capitol grounds.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USPoliticsWar, Mexican-American
 
Zachary Taylor Mausoleum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 6, 1997
3. Zachary Taylor Mausoleum
Zachary Taylor is buried in Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville KY.
Zachary Taylor Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
4. Zachary Taylor Home Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on . This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on .   3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   4. submitted on . • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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