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


Montpelier Marker image. Click for full size.
May 20, 2016
1. Montpelier Marker
Inscription. Parish seat from 1812-1832. Land office - a clearinghouse for public lands between the Mississippi and the Pearl Rivers 1812-1837. Montpelier Academy 1833-1840. Early post office St. Helena 1814-1859. Connected to Natchez Trace.
Erected 1976 by St Helena Bicentennial Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
Location. 30° 40.89′ N, 90° 39.474′ W. Marker is in Montpelier, Louisiana, in Saint Helena Parish. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 16 and Eli Lane, on the left when traveling east on State Highway 16. Click for map. Located in front of the new Montpelier Town Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 36310 Highway 16, Amite LA 70422, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. 6.5 miles away); Church of the Incarnation (approx. 9.5 miles away); Independence (approx. 9.9 miles away); Blythewood Plantation (approx. 10.1 miles away); Greater Greensburg Veteran's War Memorial
Montpelier Marker image. Click for full size.
May 20, 2016
2. Montpelier Marker
(approx. 10.2 miles away); Greensburg Land Office (approx. 10.2 miles away); Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 10.2 miles away); William Kendrick Square (approx. 10.2 miles away).
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Credits. This page originally submitted on . This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on . • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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