Shreveport in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
— Shreveport —
Erected by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
Location. 32° 30.153′ N, 93° 44.352′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is on Highland Avenue south of Marshall Street, on the right when traveling south. Located next to the Brentwood Hospital. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1006 Highland Avenue, Shreveport LA 71101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Marks the Site of Battery 5 (a few steps from this marker); This Marks the Site of Battery 4 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lewis House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Noel Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pleasant Hall (approx. half a mile away); Sewall House (approx. half a mile away); This Marks the Site of Battery 3 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Central Station (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
More about this marker. The Highland Area Partnership of Shreveport spearheaded the effort to place the signs. Bob Marak designed the signs, the Shreveport City sign shop produced them, Eric J. Brock (historian in Shreveport) wrote the texts. This marker program was sponsored by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau and was coordinated by Eric J. Brock, local historian, and Robert J. Marak The project included many historic sites already marked by the state of Louisiana and resulted in 142 markers placed in the Shreveport-Bossier area.
Regarding Highland Hospital.
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: Science & Medicine • War, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.