“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Watson in Livingston Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)


Watson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, October 14, 2017
1. Watson Marker
First official post office established near this site, February 20, 1894. Named after first postmaster, George W. Watson, whose family owned land that is now the center of Watson.
Erected 1976 by Watson Bicentennial Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is February 20, 1894.
Location. 30° 34.594′ N, 90° 57.189′ W. Marker is in Watson, Louisiana, in Livingston Parish. Marker is on Old LA. Highway 16 (State Road 3285) north of Springfield Road (State Highway 1019), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35079 Old LA Highway 16, Watson LA 70786, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indians Along Amite River (approx. 0.6 miles away); Greenwell Springs (approx. 2.4 miles away); Osgood Corner (approx. 3.4 miles away); Denham Springs Historic Site (approx. 6.1 miles away); Historic Denham Springs (approx. 6.3 miles away); Parish of St. Alphonsus Liguori
Watson Marker image. Click for full size.
October 14, 2017
2. Watson Marker
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(approx. 6.6 miles away); Denham Springs (approx. 6.7 miles away); Salem Baptist Church (approx. 7.3 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2017.

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