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

Bishop Leonidas Polk

 
 
Bishop Leonidas Polk Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, August 30, 2019
1. Bishop Leonidas Polk Marker
Inscription.   Conducted First Episcopal Service in Shreveport March 24, 1839.
St. Paul's Church Formed 1845.
Renamed Grace Church 1851.
Renamed St. Mark's 1859.
St. Mark's Relocated 1954.
Holy Cross Organized 1954.
 
Erected by Louisiana Tourist Commission. (Marker Number 279.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 32° 30.422′ N, 93° 45.103′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is on Cotton Street east of U.S. 79/80, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 875 Cotton Street, 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. Thief (TV Series) (here, next to this marker); Texas Avenue Row (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Burton (about 600 feet away); Elvis Presley (about 600 feet away); Austin Place Houses (about 700 feet away); W (about 700 feet away); Scottish Rite Cathedral (about 700 feet away); Christian-Hamel House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
 
More about this marker. Located on the grounds of the Church of the Holy Cross.
 
Bishop Leonidas Polk Marker image. Click for full size.
August 30, 2019
2. Bishop Leonidas Polk Marker
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Church of the Holy Cross image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, August 30, 2019
3. Church of the Holy Cross
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 22, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.   2. submitted on September 22, 2019.   3. submitted on September 22, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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May. 26, 2022