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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

In Honor of George Washington

The Father Of Our Country

 
 
In Honor of George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
1. In Honor of George Washington Marker
Inscription.  
Unanimously elected
Commander in Chief of the Continental Army (1775-1783)
President of the Constitutional Convention (1787)
President of the United States of America (1789-1797)

A gift to the people of Louisiana by
The Louisiana Society of the
Sons of the American Revolution
in commemoration of George Washington's
275th birthday
February 22, 2007

 
Erected 2007 by Louisiana Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 30° 27.464′ N, 91° 11.109′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of State Capitol Drive and Capitol Access Road, on the left when traveling east. Located in Louisiana Veterans Memorial Park. Touch for map
In Honor of George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
2. In Honor of George Washington Marker
. 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. Dedicated To You, A Free Citizen In A Free Land (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Arsenal (within shouting distance of this marker); Louisiana National Guard Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Ceremonial Indian Mound (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Baton Rouge (1779) (within shouting distance of this marker); Louisiana Gold Star Families Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Arsenal Museum (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the Weiss House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
In Honor of George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
3. In Honor of George Washington Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2015. This page has been viewed 314 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on February 8, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 7, 2015. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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