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

Texas Avenue Row

Historic Site

 

— Shreveport —

 
Texas Avenue Row Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, August 30, 2019
1. Texas Avenue Row Marker
Inscription.  
Preserved commercial block dating from between 1899 and 1917. Many early ethnic businesses were housed here, including Black, Jewish, Chinese and Arab merchants. Collectively listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 as the Texas Avenue Historic District.
 
Erected by The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 32° 30.498′ N, 93° 45.113′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is on Texas Avenue (U.S. 79/80) near Crockett Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Bishop Leonidas Polk (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thief (TV Series) (about 500 feet away); James Burton (about 500 feet away); Elvis Presley (about 500 feet away); Oakland Cemetery (about 600 feet away); Mr. Brooks (about 600 feet away);
Texas Avenue Row Marker image. Click for full size.
August 30, 2019
2. Texas Avenue Row Marker
Scottish Rite Cathedral (about 600 feet away); W (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
 
More about this marker. Mounted on a phone pole, just west of the Crockett Street intersection.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 22, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.   2. submitted on September 22, 2019.
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