“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Hammond in Tangipahoa parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

City Of Hammond

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January 7, 2016
1. City Of Hammond Marker
Inscription.  Railroad came through in 1854. Became a shoemaking center for the Confederacy during the Civil War. Town was planned in the 1860's, and by early twentieth century was known as "Strawberry Capital of America."
Erected 1979 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
Location. 30° 30.419′ N, 90° 27.729′ W. Marker is in Hammond, Louisiana, in Tangipahoa parish. Marker is at the intersection of NW Railroad Avenue and West Church Street, on the right when traveling north on NW Railroad Avenue. Mounted on the Greater Hammond Chamber of Commerce building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 NW Railroad Ave, Hammond LA 70401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grace Memorial Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Mt. Vernon Walnut (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hammond Junior College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Peter Hammond (approx. 0.4 miles away); Friendship Circle
City Of Hammond Marker image. Click for full size.
January 7, 2016
2. City Of Hammond Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Site of 1st Classroom Bldg. (approx. half a mile away); The Republic of West Florida (approx. 2.8 miles away); PFC Raymond "Mike" Clausen, Jr. (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hammond.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2016. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 8, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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