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Newellton in Tensas Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Linwood Plantation

 
 
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Inscription.
Near this site was the Taensa Village, visited by de LaSalle, Tonti, Father Membre in 1682 explorations. In 1699-1700 Father de Montigny made peace between the Taensa and Natchez and established a mission. By 1706 the Taensa were forced to move by the Chickasaw and Yazoo.

An additional marker in French:
Linwood Plantation

Prés de set endroit fut situéle village des Taensa qui fut visité par LaSalle, Tonti et le Pére Membre durant les explorations de 1682. En 1699-1700 le Pére Montigny a conclu un pacte de paix entre les Taensa et les Natchez et a fondé une mission. En 1706 les Taensa furent forcés de quitter leurs terres par les Chickasaw et les Yazoo.
 
Erected by Department of Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
 
Location. 32° 1.692′ N, 91° 10.602′ W. Marker is in Newellton, Louisiana, in Tensas Parish. Marker is on State Highway 608 10 miles west of Highway 605, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newellton LA 71357, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Winter Quarters Plantation (approx. 0.9 miles away); Windsor Mounds
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(approx. 6.4 miles away in Mississippi); Windsor Ruins (approx. 6.6 miles away in Mississippi); Bombardment of Confederate Fortifications by Federal Gunboats (approx. 7.2 miles away in Mississippi); Paddle Wheel of the Confederate Transport Charm (approx. 7.2 miles away in Mississippi); Grand Gulf (approx. 7.2 miles away in Mississippi); Town of Grand Gulf (approx. 7.2 miles away in Mississippi); Supporting Battery (approx. 7.2 miles away in Mississippi).
 
Categories. Colonial EraExplorationNative Americans
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 8, 2018.
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