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

Flag of England

1765-1779

 
 
Flag of England Marker image. Click for full size.
September 5, 2015
1. Flag of England Marker
Inscription. Baton Rouge was situated within the territory which Great Britain received from France at the end of the Seven Years' War. With the creation of the governments of West and East Florida, the former French settlement on the Mississippi became a part of British West Florida. The Union Jack of England flew here until 1779.
 
Location. 30° 26.737′ N, 91° 11.316′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from St. Louis Street near North Blvd.. Click for map. Located in the Galvez Plaza court yard behind Clerk of Court building. 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. Flag Of France (here, next to this marker); Flag of Spain (here, next to this marker); Flag of West Florida (here, next to this marker); Flag of the Confederate States of America (a few steps from this marker); Flag of the State of Louisiana (a few steps from this marker); Repentance Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Mestrovic Court (within shouting distance of this marker); Capture Of Baton Rouge by Galvez, 1779 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
7 Flags over Baton Rouge image. Click for full size.
September 5, 2015
2. 7 Flags over Baton Rouge
Flag of England image. Click for full size.
October 3, 2015
3. Flag of England
Seven Flags waving image. Click for full size.
October 3, 2015
4. Seven Flags waving
 
 
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