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Near Thibodaux in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Leighton

 
 
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August 15, 2016
1. Leighton Marker
Inscription.
On this site stood
Leighton
Plantation home of
Leonidas Polk
First Bishop of Louisiana
1841—1864
Lieutenant General C.S.A.
1861—1864


Christian✠Patriot✠Leader

 
Erected by The Protestant Episcopal Church Diocese of Louisiana.
 
Location. 29° 48.241′ N, 90° 51.216′ W. Marker is near Thibodaux, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish. Marker is on St. Mary Street (State Highway 1) north of Leighton Quarters Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Thibodaux LA 70301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Francis Tillou Nicholls (approx. 1.6 miles away); Confluence Of Bayous (approx. 1.8 miles away); Leonidas Polk (approx. 2 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 2 miles away); Lafourche Parish Court House (approx. 2.1 miles away); St. Joseph Co-Cathedral (approx. 2.1 miles away); Saint Joseph Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Site of Mount Carmel Academy (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Thibodaux.
 
Also see . . .  Leonidas Polk.
Leighton Marker image. Click for full size.
August 15, 2016
2. Leighton Marker
Wikipedia (Submitted on August 17, 2016.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on . This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on . • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 17, 2016.
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