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Homer in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Claiborne Parish Court House

 
 
Claiborne Parish Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 30, 2019
1. Claiborne Parish Court House Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1860, this ante-bellum building was the point of departure for Confederate troops during the War Between the States. It is one of the finest examples of Southern expression of Greek Architectural style.
 
Erected 1957 by Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 47.507′ N, 93° 3.289′ W. Marker is in Homer, Louisiana, in Claiborne Parish. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and East Main Street, on the left when traveling west on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 514 North Main Street, Homer LA 71040, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Claiborne Parish War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Arizona Academy Site (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
Regarding Claiborne Parish Court House. Created in 1828, Claiborne Parish, is named after Louisiana's first governor. Its stately
Claiborne Parish Court House and marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 30, 2019
2. Claiborne Parish Court House and marker.
courthouse, located on Homer's town square, was completed in 1861. Of the four antebellum courthouses remaining in the state, it is the only one which still functions in its original capacity.
 
View of marker towards intersection of North & East Main Streets. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 30, 2019
3. View of marker towards intersection of North & East Main Streets.
View of courthouse from the southwest. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 30, 2019
4. View of courthouse from the southwest.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 31, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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