St. Joseph in Tensas Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Tensas Parish seat since parish created in 1843. Rare example, for Deep South, of town planned and constructed around New England style village green. Historic district listed on National Register of Historic Places.
Erected 1982 by Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 31° 55.083′ N, 91° 13.993′ W. Marker is in St. Joseph, Louisiana, in Tensas Parish. Marker is on Plank Road (State Road 128) east of Newton Road (State Road 605), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 135 Plank Road, Saint Joseph LA 71366, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tensas Parish Veterans (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tensas Rifle Co. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Major Isaac Harrison's Tensas Calvary (approx. 0.3 miles away); Flowery Mound (approx. 2.7 miles away); Mound Plantation (approx. 3.6 miles away); Laurel Hill PlantationOld Rodney to Bruinsburg Road (approx. 4.3 miles away in Mississippi); Old Town of Rodney (approx. 4.3 miles away in Mississippi). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Joseph.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2018.