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

Killen Field

Killen Field Marker image. Click for full size.
April 12, 2018
1. Killen Field Marker
Louisiana High School Hall of Famer, R.S. Killen, coached from 1924-1950. In 1944, this stadium was named Killen Field in his honor. The name was revoked in 1953 due to a state law barring naming public structures after living persons. This stadium embraces endless memories for people who remember this time in Lake Charles High School history.
Erected by Friends of Lake Charles High School.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
Location. 30° 13.348′ N, 93° 12.076′ W. Marker is in Lake Charles, Louisiana, in Calcasieu Parish. Marker is on First Avenue south of Fourth Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake Charles LA 70601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Louisiana Baptist Orphanage (approx. 0.4 miles away); Christian Science (approx. 0.7 miles away); Majestic Hotel (approx. one mile away); Lost Railroad Stations (approx. one mile away); Lake Charles High School Kilties (approx.
Killen Field Marker image. Click for full size.
April 12, 2018
2. Killen Field Marker
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one mile away); The Arcade Theatre and Miller Building, the Paramount and the Weber Building (approx. one mile away); St. Charles Academy (approx. 1.1 miles away); Captain Daniel Johannes Goos (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake Charles.
More about this marker. Located in front of "Cougar Stadium".
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2018.

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