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Merryville in Beauregard Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Burk's Log Cabin

1883

 
 
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July 5, 2019
1. Burk's Log Cabin Marker
Inscription.  
1883
Burk's Log Cabin

Beauregard Parish
Historical Society
Landmarks Committee

Second Plaque
Burks Cabin
1883
Plaque Donated By
Graves Eaves Chapter
Daughters of the American Colonists
 
Erected 1990 by Daughters of the American Colonists, Graves Eaves Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists series list.
 
Location. 30° 45.243′ N, 93° 32.499′ W. Marker is in Merryville, Louisiana, in Beauregard Parish. Marker is at the intersection of North Railroad Avenue and Main Street, on the right when traveling west on North Railroad Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 628 North Railroad Avenue, Merryville LA 70653, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the Coushatta Indian Village (approx. 0.4 miles away); Inman Cemetery (approx. 5½ miles away in Texas); Atàkapa Trace Junction (approx. 5.9 miles

Burk's Log Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
July 5, 2019
2. Burk's Log Cabin Marker
away); Bon Wier (approx. 6.4 miles away in Texas); Ford Chapel, Cemetery, and School (approx. 8.9 miles away in Texas); Newton County, C.S.A. (approx. 11.3 miles away in Texas); a different marker also named Newton County (approx. 11.3 miles away in Texas); Historic Roadside Park (approx. 11.3 miles away in Texas). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Merryville.
 
More about this marker. Located on the grounds of the Merryville Historical Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2019.
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