Shreveport in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South-Central)
St. George Greek Orthodox Church
— Shreveport —
Designed by J.P. Annan. Built 1934. Named as a memorial to the St. George Church in New Ephesus, Greece, which was destroyed by the Turks 1917. Congregation founded 1917.
Erected by Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
Location. 32° 29.675′ N, 93° 44.499′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Creswell Avenue and Wichita Street, on the right when traveling north on Creswell Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1719 Creswell Avenue, 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. Masonic Temple (a few steps from this marker); Davidson House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pleasant Hall (about 700 feet away); Noel Methodist Church (about 700 feet away); Eglin House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sewall House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Line Avenue School (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Agudath Achim Synagogue (approx. ¼ mile 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.
Also see . . . Church Official website (Submitted on November 10, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.