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

Stoker Barn

circa 1845

 
 
Stoker Barn Marker image. Click for full size.
December 18, 2009
1. Stoker Barn Marker
Inscription. Riley Stoker built this log barn on his family farm near Fort Jesup in Sabine Parish, Louisiana where it was in use for over 150 years. Architecturally it is described as a double pen log structure with an open passage in the center. This type of barn was commonly found throughout northern Louisiana. Originally hay was stored in one crib and corn in the other. Mules and horses were stabled within the seven stalls.
Donated by: James and Rebecca Stoker in honor of R.J and Bernice Stoker
Restoration funded by: Mrs. Paula G. Manship

 
Erected by James and Rebecca Stoker in honor of R.J and Bernice Stoker.
 
Location. 30° 24.694′ N, 91° 6.9′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from Essen Lane (State Highway 3064) south of Interstate 10, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. On the grounds of the LSU Rural Life Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge LA 70808, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dog-Trot House (within shouting distance of this marker); Stoner/Athens Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Pigeonnier
Stoker Barn image. Click for full size.
December 18, 2009
2. Stoker Barn
(within shouting distance of this marker); Oak Ridge, Louisiana Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Uncle Jack (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Hill Memorial Library Columns (about 300 feet away); Germain Bergeron House (about 600 feet away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Categories. AgricultureSettlements & Settlers
 
 
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