The Parade Ground was an integral part of the original campus design created in the early 1920s by Frederick Law Olmsted Jr., one of the founders of the American Society of Landscape Architects, and Theodore Link. The semicircular streets and walkways on the wesy side of the Parade Ground were designed to provide a focal point for the Memorial Tower and its plaza.
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Parks & Recreational Areas.
Location. 30° 24.806′ N, 91° 10.593′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on Veterans Drive near Highland Road, on the left when traveling east. 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. A different marker also named Parade Ground (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial Oak Grove
More about this marker. Located on the southwest corner of the LSU Parade ground, across from the Student Union.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2019.