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Shreveport in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Robinson Place

Historic Site

 

— Shreveport —

 
Robinson Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2019
1. Robinson Place Marker
Inscription.  Built 1911 for Dr George W. Robinson, a physician, planter, and real estate developer. Fifth Street was renamed Robinson Place by him in 1910 and the stone columns at Fairfield and Robinson Pl. were erected then. Later and for many years the home of Douglas A. Lee of the Lee Hardware Co. and wife Lucille
 
Erected by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & CommerceScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 32° 29.193′ N, 93° 44.975′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Fairfield Avenue and Robinson Place, on the right when traveling north on Fairfield Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2611 Fairfield Avenue, 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. Walker House (a few steps from this marker); Files House (within shouting distance of this marker); Bliss-Hoyer House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trimble House
Former Robinson house. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2019
2. Former Robinson house.
(about 400 feet away); Thornhill (about 400 feet away); Barret Place (about 500 feet away); Josh Logan Home (about 600 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.
 
One of the columns from 1910 at Robinson Place and Fairfield Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2019
3. One of the columns from 1910 at Robinson Place and Fairfield Avenue.
 
 
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 130 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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