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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Purple Heart Trail

 
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, November 8, 2020
1. The Purple Heart Trail Marker
Inscription.  
On August 9, 2017 the Metropolitan Council of the City of Baton Rouge and the Parish of East Baton Rouge proclaimed:

"the citizens of the East Baton Rouge Parish and the City of Baton Rouge are profoundly appreciative of the selfless sacrifice made by countless sons and daughters of the United States of America who have served their nation in the United States Armed Forces, especially those who have received combat wound, some of which resulted in death, who were awarded Purple Hearts."

BE IT RESOLVED by the Metropolitan Council of the City of Baton Rouge and Parish of East Baton Rouge that:

Jones Creek Road in East Baton Rouge Parish shall be designated as part of the "Purple Heart Trail” in Louisiana.
 
Erected 2017 by City of Baton Rouge and the Parish of East Baton Rouge.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart series list.
 
Location. 30° 23.784′ N, 91° 1.077′ W. Marker is

The Purple Heart Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, November 8, 2020
2. The Purple Heart Trail Marker
in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Memorial is on Jones Creek Road south of Shenandoah Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6222 Jones Creek Road, Baton Rouge LA 70817, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Original Site/Donors of Land (approx. 2 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 3.4 miles away); Bayou Manchac (approx. 4 miles away); Bayou Fountain (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named William Bartram Trail (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named William Bartram Trail (approx. 5.4 miles away); Upland Hardwoods (approx. 5˝ miles away); Bluebonnet Swamp (approx. 5˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
More about this marker. Located in front of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library, Jones Creek Branch.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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