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Kinder in Allen Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Kinder, Louisiana

 
 
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Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, April 28, 2017
1. Kinder, Louisiana Marker
Inscription.  Named for James A. Kinder, who received a homestead certificate for land in 1892. Kansas City, Watkins, and Gulf Railway arrived in 1890. Kinder was incorporated as a village in 1903. Patrick E. Moore served as first mayor.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 30° 29.134′ N, 92° 50.988′ W. Marker is in Kinder, Louisiana, in Allen Parish. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 165 and Third Street (U.S. 190), on the right when traveling south on U.S. 165. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kinder LA 70648, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Great Louisiana Maneuvers' Blue Army Headquarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kinder: The Crossroads to Everywhere (about 600 feet away); Kinder War Monument (about 700 feet away); 1st. Lt. Douglas B. Fournet (about 700 feet away); 1st. Lt. Douglas Bernard Fournet (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Coushatta People
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(approx. 2.9 miles away); St. Paul Baptist Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Elton Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kinder.
 
Kinder, Louisiana Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, April 28, 2017
2. Kinder, Louisiana Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 412 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2017.

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