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

Eglin House

Historic Site

 

Shreveport

 
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By Cajun Scrambler, August 30, 2019
1. Eglin House Marker
Inscription.  
Built 1900 by grandfather of Governor John McKeithen. Purchased from the McKeithen family by Dr. & Mrs. W.M. Adams. The Adams' daughter, Alverne, married Governor Jimmie Davis here.
 
Erected by Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
 
Location. 32° 29.705′ N, 93° 44.666′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is on Irving Place north of Wichita Street, on the right when traveling north. 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. Davidson House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sewall House (about 400 feet away); Line Avenue School (about 600 feet away); Old Agudath Achim Synagogue (about 600 feet away); Woman's Department Club (about 700 feet away); Shreveport Little Theatre (about 800 feet away); St. George Greek Orthodox Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Masonic Temple (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
 
More about this marker. This marker was put in place a “Historic Sites Signs Projects” by joint efforts between the City of Shreveport, Bossier City, Caddo Parish, & Bossier Parish, which began in 1995 and ran for 12 years. The Highland Area Partnership of Shreveport spearheaded the effort in the first place. 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.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Eglin House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, August 30, 2019
2. Eglin House Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2020. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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