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Marksville in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Dr. John Ware's Mule Tramway Site

c. 1896

 
 
Dr. John Ware's Mule Tramway Site Marker image. Click for full size.
July 28, 2018
1. Dr. John Ware's Mule Tramway Site Marker
Inscription.  
Mule driven tramway. Flat cars on rails from Marksville to Red River, a distance of six miles. Carried supplies and produce to and from Ware's Landing on the river to a warehouse on this site.
 
Erected by City Of Marksville.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour series list.
 
Location. 31° 8.041′ N, 92° 3.734′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on North Main Street (State Highway 107) 0.3 miles north of Andrus Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 832 North Main Street, Marksville LA 71351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bettevy-DeNux-Roy Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marksville Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Marksville Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Cushman Home Site (approx. ¼ mile
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away); Joffrion-Roy-Luke Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Brashear-Lafargue-Gremillion Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Church of the Nazarene (approx. 0.3 miles away); Belle Oak (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marksville.
 
Dr. John Ware's Mule Tramway Site Marker image. Click for full size.
July 28, 2018
2. Dr. John Ware's Mule Tramway Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2018.

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