“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Merryville in Beauregard Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Atākapa Trace Junction

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— "roads join together" ...Atākapa —

Atākapa Trace Junction Marker image. Click for full size.
July 5, 2019
1. Atākapa Trace Junction Marker
Portion of historical Atákapa trails connecting their S.E. Texas bands ("Sunset People") to S.W. Louisiana bands ("Sunrise People"), especially the Opelousa band. Composed of six bands, the "Atákapas", a Choctaw name, called themselves "Ishák" ("The People").
Location. 30° 50.109′ N, 93° 30.572′ W. Marker is in Merryville, Louisiana, in Beauregard Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Ronald Reagan Highway (U.S. 190) and State Highway 111, on the right when traveling west on Ronald Reagan Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Merryville LA 70653, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the Coushatta Indian Village (approx. 5.7 miles away); Burk's Log Cabin (approx. 5.9 miles away); Grabow Riot (approx. 10.2 miles away); World War II DeRidder Army Air Base Memorial (approx. 10.3 miles away); Bon Wier (approx. 10Ŋ miles away in Texas); Inman Cemetery (approx. 10.6 miles away in Texas); Ford Chapel, Cemetery, and School
Atākapa Trace Junction Marker image. Click for full size.
July 5, 2019
2. Atākapa Trace Junction Marker
(approx. 11.3 miles away in Texas); Cade Building (approx. 14.8 miles away in Texas). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Merryville.
More about this marker. Located in a median between the southern terminus of Highway 111 and US 190.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2019.
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