When the campus was dedicated in 1926,the Parade Ground had none of the live oak that grace its borders today. Most of these trees were planted by Steele Burden, LSU's landscaoe designed from 1931-1970.
Please help us preserve LSU history by picking up after your pet and refraining from wearing cleats or using tent stakes or glass on this historic, open greenspace.
Erected by Louisiana State University.
Location. 30° 24.942′ N, 91° 10.614′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on Dalrymple Drive west of Highland Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Land Grant College / Sea Grant College (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Louisiana State Seminary of Learning Foundation Stone (about 600 feet away); Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College (about 700 feet away); The Louisiana State University (about 700 feet away); Campanile
More about this marker. Located on the northern corner of the Parade Grounds.
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2019.