Pineville in Rapides Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
900 Block of Main Street
1919: The First Baptist Church of Pineville was built at 901 Main. The church has now expanded to include all of the west side of the block. During the 50's and 60's Gertrude Leatherman's Tiny Tot College Kindergarten was the educational hub for the five and under population. Pody Leatherman opened a filling station at the northwest corner in 1927 and operated it until the 60's. Between the church and the kindergarten was the home of Maxine and Kite Caudell. Mrs. Caudell taught piano for over three decades in her home and was founder of the Caudell Cup at Louisiana College. Husband Kite Caudell, coached for Louisiana College and was inducted as a charter member into the Louisiana College Hall of Fame. Other businesses on the block were Herbert Mount's Garage and Colvin Electric Company.
Erected by City Of Pineville.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 31° 19.493′ N, 92° 25.927′ W. Marker is in Pineville, Louisiana, in Rapides Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 901 Main Street, Pineville LA 71360, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church (a few steps from this marker); Intersection of Main and Reagan streets (within shouting distance of this marker); 1000 Block Main Street (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 800 Block Main Street (about 600 feet away); 835 Main Street (about 700 feet away); 1101 Main Street (about 800 feet away); 1100 Block Main Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Address by President Lincoln (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pineville.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2017.