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


Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, December 7, 2015
1. Jackson Marker
Inscription. Founded as seat of justice for Feliciana Parish, 1815. College of Louisiana founded here, 1825. Became Centenary College, 1845. State insane asylum founded here, 1847. Historic district on National Register of Historic Places.
Erected 1982 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
Location. 30° 50.228′ N, 91° 12.964′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Louisiana, in East Feliciana Parish. Marker is on Charter Street (Louisiana Route 10) east of Church Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson LA 70748, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Original Feliciana Courthouse (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Feliciana Courthouse (about 700 feet away); Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burial Site of Lt. Col. John C. McKowen (approx. 0.2 miles away); First European Settlers (approx. mile away); Centenary State Historic Site (approx. half a mile away); Linwood (approx. 7.4 miles away); Audubon Memorial (approx. 8.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jackson.
Categories. EducationSettlements & Settlers
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 151 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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