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

Ship's Bell...

 
 
Ship's Bell... Marker image. Click for full size.
May 8, 2019
1. Ship's Bell... Marker
Inscription.  
Ship's Bell...

from the Amos K. Gordon, the first all-steel towboat owned by Standard Oil Company of Louisiana.
The bell is marked:
CAST BY // THE CHAPLIN-FULTON
MFG. CO. // PITSBURGH, PA.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 30° 24.666′ N, 91° 6.913′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from Essen Lane south of Interstate 10, on the right when traveling south. Located on the grounds of the LSU Rural Life Museum complex. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge LA 70808, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oak Ridge, Louisiana Jail (a few steps from this marker); Pioneer Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Farquhar Steam Engine Boiler (within shouting distance of this marker); Dog-Trot House (within shouting distance of this marker); Romeville Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Commissary

Ship's Bell... Marker image. Click for full size.
May 8, 2019
2. Ship's Bell... Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Single-Pen Slave Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
More about this marker. Admission is charged for entry into museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 10, 2019.
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