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

Line Avenue School

Historic Site

 

Shreveport

 
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By Cajun Scrambler, August 30, 2019
1. Line Avenue School Marker
Inscription.  
Built 1904-05. Designed by noted local architect N.S. Allen. One of only 5 known Allen designed buildings remaining in Shreveport. Listed in The National Register of Historic Places, 1981. (1800 Line Avenue)
 
Erected by Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
 
Location. 32° 29.664′ N, 93° 44.771′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is on Line Avenue near Wichita Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1800 Line 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. Eglin House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Agudath Achim Synagogue (about 600 feet away); Woman's Department Club (about 600 feet away); Shreveport Little Theatre (about 600 feet away); Davidson House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sewall House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Masonic Temple (approx. mile away); St. George Greek Orthodox Church (approx. 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.
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, August 30, 2019
2. Line Avenue School Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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