Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
"Hill of the Fountains"
The Highland Ridge which borders Bayou Fountain and extends to Ward's Creek was settled as early as 1784 by predominantly German and Acadian folk through Spanish land grants. Be it recorded here that the names of early settlers to "The Highlands" were these:
Emeric Adams, Philip Anglehart, Moses & John Babin, Simon Daigre, George Garig, John Hillen, Firmin Landry, Johan George Kleinpeter & Sons, Jacob Mueller, Lewis Ory, John Ryan, Paul Sharp & Sons, and Henry Thomas.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 24.298′ N, 91° 10.328′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from Oxford Avenue near Amherst Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4251 Oxford Ave, Baton Rouge LA 70808, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Highland Cemetery (here, next to this marker); March Of Galvez (here, next to this marker); Josephine Favrot (here, next to this marker); Francoise GerardPhilogene Joseph de Favrot (a few steps from this marker); John Stephen Huguet, M.D. (a few steps from this marker); Anthony Peniston (a few steps from this marker); Albert Florestan Aucoin (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
More about this marker. Located in the historic Highland Cemetery
Also see . . . Cemetery Website. (Submitted on December 23, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 23, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 23, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.