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

Cross Bayou

Historic Site

 

Shreveport

 
Cross Bayou Marker image. Click for full size.
August 30, 2019
1. Cross Bayou Marker
Inscription.  
One of Shreveport's most historic waterways, Cross Bayou is spanned by the old KCS Railroad Bridge, one of only two surviving examples of the Waddell A-Truss bridge design in America. On the south bank of Cross Bayou was the Confederate Navy Yard during the Civil War.
 
Erected by Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
 
Location. 32° 31.15′ N, 93° 45.169′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is on North Market Street (U.S. 71) near Airport Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 147 North Market Street, Shreveport LA 71107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Navy Yard (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McNeil St. Pump Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chamber Plaza (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Pardon (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Chamber Plaza (approx. 0.4 miles away); First City Market (approx. 0.4
Cross Bayou Marker image. Click for full size.
August 30, 2019
2. Cross Bayou Marker
miles away); Turning to the Right (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cane & Bennett's Trading Post (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
 
More about this marker. Located at western terminus of Airport Drive and North Market Street. Address given is best parking location.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2019.
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