“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Harrisonburg in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Fort Beauregard

Fort Beauregard Marker image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2017
1. Fort Beauregard Marker
Inscription.  One-half mile west was one of four forts built by Confederates in May, 1863 to prevent the ascent of Federal gunboats on the Ouachita River. It was abandoned 1863, but was reoccupied in 1864.
Erected 1955 by The Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesWar, US Civil.
Location. 31° 46.271′ N, 91° 49.339′ W. Marker is in Harrisonburg, Louisiana, in Catahoula Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Pine Street (State Highway 8) and Bushley Street (State Highway 124), on the right when traveling west on Pine Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisonburg LA 71340, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Catahoula Parish Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Fort Beauregard Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Harrisonburg Mounds (approx. 0.3 miles away); McGuffee Mounds (approx. 1.4 miles away); Alexander Mound (approx.
Fort Beauregard Marker image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2017
2. Fort Beauregard Marker
3.6 miles away); Tew Lake Mounds (approx. 4.3 miles away); Routon Mounds (approx. 4.8 miles away); Boothe Landing Mound (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisonburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2017.
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