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St. Francisville in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Lt. Commander John E. Hart

 
 
Lt. Commander John E. Hart Marker image. Click for full size.
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1. Lt. Commander John E. Hart Marker
Inscription. In nearby Grace Church Cemetery is the tomb of Lieut. Commander John E. Hart, U.S. Gunboat Albatross, buried at Episcopal service & with Naval & Masonic honors by Brother Masons of Feliciana Lodge No. 31 F.&A.M., June 11, 1863.

Lower Plaque
Feliciana Lodge No. 31 F. & A.M. St. Francisville, Louisiana
 
Erected 1961 by Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Location. 30° 47.328′ N, 91° 22.637′ W. Marker is in St. Francisville, Louisiana, in West Feliciana Parish. Marker is on U.S. 61 north of Jackson Road (State Highway 10), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7143 US-61, Saint Francisville LA 70775, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rosedown Plantation (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. one mile away); The Myrtles (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bayou Sara (approx. 1.2 miles away); West Feliciana Railroad (approx. 1.3 miles away); Audubon Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Afton Villa (approx. 3.8 miles away); John Archer LeJeune (approx. 7.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Francisville.
 
Regarding Lt. Commander John E. Hart.
Lt. Commander John E. Hart Marker image. Click for full size.
March 25, 2016
2. Lt. Commander John E. Hart Marker
Every year, a festival is held to commemorate the actions from this marker called "The Day The War Stopped".
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  A Masonic Truce in Louisiana. (Submitted on April 8, 2016.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
Lt. Commander John E. Hart Grave at Grace Episcopal Cemetery image. Click for full size.
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3. Lt. Commander John E. Hart Grave at Grace Episcopal Cemetery
J.E. Hart
Lt. Comd'r.
U.S. Navy
John E. Hart image. Click for full size.
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4. John E. Hart
Lt. Comm. United States Navy
Member St. George Lodge No. 6 F.&A.M.
Schenectady, New York
Died June 11, 1863 fighting with Union forces
in War Between the States at St. Francisville, La.
Remains here interred with Masonic ceremonies
conducted by
Feliciana Lodge No. 31 F.&A.M.
St. Francisville, Louisiana
William W. Leake image. Click for full size.
March 25, 2016
5. William W. Leake
Capt. Army of the Confederate States of America
Senior Warden, Acting Worshipful Master of the Lodge
St. Francisville, Louisiana
This monument is dedicated in loving tribute
to the universality of Free Masonry
The Grand Lodge of the Sate of La. F.&A.M.
A.D. 1955 A.L. 5955
 
 
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