Newellton in Tensas Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Near this site was the Taensa Village, visited by de LaSalle, Tonti, Father Membre in 1682 explorations. In 1699-1700 Father de Montigny made peace between the Taensa and Natchez and established a mission. By 1706 the Taensa were forced to move by the Chickasaw and Yazoo.
Erected by Department of Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Exploration • Native Americans.
Location. 32° 1.692′ N, 91° 10.602′ W. Marker is in Newellton, Louisiana, in Tensas Parish. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newellton LA 71357, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Winter Quarters Plantation (approx. 0.9 miles away); Engagement At Choctaw Bayou (approx. 5.4 miles away); Henry Watkins Allen (approx. 6.3 miles away); Franklin Plantation (approx. 6.3 miles away); Windsor Mounds (approx. 6.4 miles away in Mississippi); Davis Plantations (approx. 6.6 miles away); Bridges Across Holt's Bayou and Bayou Du Rosset (approx. 6.6 miles away); Windsor Ruins (approx. 6.6 miles away in Mississippi). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newellton.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 203 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 8, 2018.