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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Battle of Baton Rouge

 
 
Battle of Baton Rouge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, September 16, 2016
1. Battle of Baton Rouge Marker
Inscription.  On September 21, 1779
Col. Dickson commanding the
British post at Baton Rouge
Surrendered to
Gov. Galvez and his American Allies.

This tablet commemorates this
One battle of the
American Revolution
On Louisiana soil
And is placed here
By The Louisiana Society of the
Daughters of the Revolution.
 
Erected 1909 by The Louisiana Society of the Daughters of the Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 21, 1779.
 
Location. 30° 26.805′ N, 91° 11.328′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from North Boulevard. Located in the East (rear) Entrance Portico of the Old Louisiana State Capitol. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old State Capitol (a few steps from this marker); Merci Train (a few steps from this marker); a different

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marker also named Merci Train (a few steps from this marker); Site of Early Gunsmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Old State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Old State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Marcha de Galvez (within shouting distance of this marker); The Founding Of Baton Rouge (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Battle of Baton Rouge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, September 16, 2016
2. Battle of Baton Rouge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 500 times since then and 105 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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