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

Hypolite Bordelon House

Hypolite Bordelon House Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
1. Hypolite Bordelon House Marker
Inscription. This c. 1820 Creole house is typical of the dwellings of early Avoyelles Parish families. The Bordelon family, who built the house, was one of the parish's pioneer families. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
Erected 1981 by Department od Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour marker series.
Location. 31° 7.541′ N, 92° 4.354′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Tunica Drive West (State Highway 1) and Cottage Street, on the right when traveling west on Tunica Drive West. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 242 Tunica Dr W., Marksville LA 71351, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Edwards Plantation Home Site (within shouting distance of this marker); German Prisoner of War Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marksville Race Track Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Joseph Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Presentation Convent Chapel
Hypolite Bordelon House Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
2. Hypolite Bordelon House Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort De Russy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin (approx. 0.4 miles away); The First Bowie Knife (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marksville.
Regarding Hypolite Bordelon House. The house now is a museum and serves as the Marksville Chamber of Commerce Tourism center. Not sure of the hours of operation.
Also see . . .  Hypolite's House: A glimpse at pioneer life. (Submitted on September 12, 2016.)
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
Hypolite Bordelon House image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
3. Hypolite Bordelon House
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