Pineville in Rapides Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Central Louisiana State Hospital Cemetery
Authorized by Act 92 of the 1902 Louisiana Legislature, cemetery and morgue sites were selected in January 1906. There are 2,356 persons who are interred in the cemetery, the last occurring in June 1985. Individual graves for persons who are interred in the cemetery originally were identified by numbered, subsurface, concrete markers. The morgue known as Rose Cottage, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Erected by The Historical Association of Central Louisiana.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
Location. 31° 19.85′ N, 92° 26.188′ W. Marker is in Pineville, Louisiana, in Rapides Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Cedar Lane Road and Scenic Drive, on the left when traveling west on Cedar Lane Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Pierson Lake (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1101 Main Street (approx. half a mile away); 1100 Block Main Street (approx. half a mile away); 1000 Block Main Street (approx. half a mile away); 900 Block of Main Street (approx. half a mile away); First Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away); Intersection of Main and Reagan streets (approx. half a mile away); Donahue Ferry Road (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pineville.
More about this marker. Located on the grounds of the hospital. Access and Photography strictly prohibited unless permission granted from Hospital's Administration department.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 15, 2018.