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

Frank Hotel Site

c. 1840 - 1921

 
 
Frank Hotel Site Marker image. Click for full size.
July 28, 2018
1. Frank Hotel Site Marker
Inscription.  
A large Eastlake Victorian one and a half story structure with heavy Victorian ornamentation stood on this site. Built by Adolph Frank, German native. Local folklore states that Andrew Jackson stayed at an earlier inn on this site.
 
Erected by City Of Marksville.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson, and the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour series lists.
 
Location. 31° 7.665′ N, 92° 3.864′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on North Washington Street, 0.2 miles north of East Ogden Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Molenar Photography Studio Site (within shouting distance of this marker); J. Horace Ducote Law Office (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mayer Hotel Site
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July 28, 2018
2. Frank Hotel Site Marker
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(about 300 feet away); Bailey Theater (about 300 feet away); Auguste Voinche Store (about 300 feet away); Eddie Knoll (about 300 feet away); Founding Of Marksville (about 400 feet away); Solomon Northup, "Twelve Years a Slave" (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marksville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 26, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 26, 2018.

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