Alexandria in Rapides Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Solomon Northup's Gateway To Freedom
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Agriculture • Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 31° 10.481′ N, 92° 24.847′ W. Marker is in Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria LA 71302, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Epps House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edwin Epps House (about 300 feet away); Oakland Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Headquarters 1st Calvary Division, Army of West La., May 8, 1864 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oakland Plantation (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lecompte High School (approx. 5.9 miles away); Town of Lecompte (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Name Lecompte (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
More about this marker. Located on the LSU-Alexandria (LSUA) campus, along the "Heart of Campus" Loop walking trail. Access from The Oaks Residence Hall parking lot.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 8, 2018.