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Old Pleasant Hill in De Soto Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Stage Coach Station

 
 
Stage Coach Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
1. Stage Coach Station Marker
Inscription.  
The Stage Coach station
was at this point,
near the center of the
Village of Pleasant Hill.

 
Erected by the State of Louisiana.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 31° 51.345′ N, 93° 30.79′ W. Marker is in Old Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, in De Soto Parish. Marker is on Parish Road 1068, 0.2 miles north of State Route 175, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pelican LA 71063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Unknown Soldiers' Grave (about 500 feet away); Welcome to Old Pleasant Hill (about 700 feet away); War for Southern Independence (about 800 feet away); Dr. and Mrs. C.E. "Gene" Poimboeuf (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pleasant Hill Battlefield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Headquarters Department of the Gulf / Headquarters Trans-Mississippi Dept.
Stage Coach Station Marker along Parish Road 1068. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
2. Stage Coach Station Marker along Parish Road 1068.
The Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery is to the right of this marker, about 20 yards. Road leads to the home of the family who owns the Pleasant Hill Battle Park. This is a private area and visitors should respect the area and watch out for the farm animals.
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate and Union Soldier Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Pleasant Hill.
 
Pleasant Hill Battle Park gateway leads to Stage Coach Station area. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
3. Pleasant Hill Battle Park gateway leads to Stage Coach Station area.
Owners of Battle Park Remembrance. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton
4. Owners of Battle Park Remembrance.
Their graves are in the background of photo on left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 144 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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