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

Cushman Home Site

c. 1840

 
 
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July 14, 2018
1. Cushman Home Site Marker
Inscription.  
The two story plantation home of Judge Ralph Cushman was near this site. Cushman died of yellow fever in 1855, and is buried in this cemetery which bears his name. Other family cemeteries which were founded during this period include the Cannon Cemetery uphill from this one and the Waddil Cemetery on Benjamin Street.
 
Erected by City Of Marksville.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour marker series.
 
Location. 31° 7.955′ N, 92° 3.965′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on Tarelton Street 0.1 miles west of North Monroe Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 232 Tarelton Street, Marksville LA 71351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bettevy-DeNux-Roy Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brashear-Lafargue-Gremillion Home (about 500 feet away); Joffrion-Roy-Luke Home (about 600 feet away); Marksville Methodist Church
Cushman Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
July 14, 2018
2. Cushman Home Site Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Marksville Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Church of the Nazarene (approx. mile away); Dr. John Ware's Mule Tramway Site (approx. mile away); Belle Oak (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marksville.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USCemeteries & Burial Sites
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2018.
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