Shreveport in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Erected by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
Location. 32° 29.19′ N, 93° 44.887′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Thornhill Avenue and Robinson Place, on the right when traveling north on Thornhill Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 857 Robinson Place, Shreveport LA 71104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bliss-Hoyer House (within shouting distance of this marker); Robinson Place (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Josh Logan Home (about 500 feet away); Walker House (about 500 feet away); Files HouseTrimble House (about 700 feet away); Barret Place (about 700 feet away); Pine Wold (approx. 0.2 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 3, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.