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Marksville in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

William Edwards Plantation Home Site

c.1832

 
 
William Edwards Plantation Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
1. William Edwards Plantation Home Site Marker
Inscription. A two and one half story Greek Revival frame structure with upper and lower galleries stood here. Built by Edwards on land purchased from Marc Eliche'. Later owned by Judge Aristide Barbin.
 
Erected by City Of Marksville.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour marker series.
 
Location. 31° 7.528′ N, 92° 4.401′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Cottage Street and West Barbin Street, on the right when traveling south on Cottage Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marksville LA 71351, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hypolite Bordelon House (within shouting distance of this marker); German Prisoner of War Camp (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marksville Race Track Site (approx. mile away); St. Joseph Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Presentation Convent Chapel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort De Russy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin (approx. half a mile away); The First Bowie Knife (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Marksville.
 
Categories. PoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
William Edwards Plantation Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
2. William Edwards Plantation Home Site Marker
 
 
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