Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1968 by Louisiana Tourist Development commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Military • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
Location. 30° 27.41′ N, 91° 11.157′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on State Capitol Drive near North 5th Street, on the right when traveling east. Located in Louisiana Veterans Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Louisiana Gold Star Families Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Louisiana National Guard Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Arsenal (about 300 feet away); Dedicated To You, A Free Citizen In A Free Land (about 300 feet In Honor of George Washington (about 400 feet away); Site of the Weiss House (about 400 feet away); Louisiana State Capitol (about 400 feet away); Capitol Building (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
Also see . . .
1. U.S. Arsenal Powder Magazine, East Garden, State Capitol Grounds, Baton Rouge. Historic American Buildings Survey record for the arsenal. (Submitted on August 19, 2015.)
2. Old Arsenal Museum - Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Submitted on February 9, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.)
3. Ceremony Renaming Arsenal Park to Louisiana Veterans Memorial Park (video). YouTube (Submitted on February 8, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2015. This page has been viewed 433 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on February 8, 2018. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2015. 3, 4. submitted on January 21, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.