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Franklinton in Washington Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Parish Courthouse

 
 
Parish Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, December 28, 2018
1. Parish Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  
Barn 100 feet east marks site of first justice seat for Washington Parish. It served as Courthouse from March 1820, until removed to present site in 1823, with Col. Thomas C. Warner as presiding judge.
 
Erected 1954 by Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 30° 45.957′ N, 90° 7.801′ W. Marker is in Franklinton, Louisiana, in Washington Parish. Marker is on State Highway 16 west of Parish Highway 1049, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklinton LA 70438, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First School Washington Parish (approx. 4.2 miles away); To The Sacred Memory / A Testimonial (approx. 5.6 miles away); John Bickham (approx. 5.6 miles away); First Church (approx. 10 miles away).
 
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Parish Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, December 28, 2018
2. Parish Courthouse Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 25, 2024. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2018.

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