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

Dutch Highlands


Dutch Highlands Marker image. Click for full size.
April 16, 2016
1. Dutch Highlands Marker
Inscription. Ben Hur Road to Seigan Lane first area settled under Spain by Germans, upon signing of treaty by England and Spain. Where road began. Georg Kleinpeter site, original claimant. Leader in agriculture who grew sugar cane with success, first time on high land; built first cotton gin, 1790. His son John Baptiste, erected first steam sugar mill on high land, 1832.
Erected by City and Parish of East Baton Rouge & Foundation for Historical Louisiana.
Location. 30° 21.92′ N, 91° 7.05′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on Highland Road (State Road 42) west of Renee Drive, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70810, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. BREC's Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center (approx. 0.8 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 3.1 miles away); Germain Bergeron House (approx. 3.1 miles away); Oak Ridge, Louisiana Jail (approx. 3.2 miles away); Pigeonnier (approx. 3.2 miles away); Dog-Trot House
Dutch Highlands Marker image. Click for full size.
April 16, 2016
2. Dutch Highlands Marker
(approx. 3.2 miles away); Stoker Barn (approx. 3.2 miles away); Stoner/Athens Cabin (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baton Rouge.
Categories. AgricultureColonial EraSettlements & Settlers
Credits. This page originally submitted on . This page has been viewed 126 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on . • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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