St. Joseph in Tensas Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Tensas Parish seat since parish created in 1843. Rare example, for Deep South, of town planned and constructed around New England style village green. Historic district listed on National Register of Historic Places.
Erected 1982 by Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
Location. 31° 55.083′ N, 91° 13.993′ W. Marker is in St. Joseph, Louisiana, in Tensas Parish. Marker is on Plank Road (State Road 128) east of Newton Road (State Road 605), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 135 Plank Road, Saint Joseph LA 71366, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flowery Mound (approx. 2.7 miles away); Mound Plantation (approx. 3.6 miles away); Laurel Hill Plantation (approx. 4.3 miles away in Mississippi); Old Rodney to Bruinsburg Road (approx. 4.3 miles away in Mississippi); Old Town of Rodney (approx. 4.3 miles away in Mississippi); Old Town of Rodney - Structures (approx. 4.3 miles away in Mississippi); Dr. Rush Nutt (1781-1837) (approx. 4.3 miles away in Mississippi); Old Rodney Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.3 miles away in Mississippi). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Joseph.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2018.