Leesville in Vernon Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Museum of West Louisiana
the pioneers of Vernon Parish, their descendants
and to all people of West Louisiana.
November 16, 1993
Erected 1993 by Kansas City Southern Railway Company, Mayor and Members of the Leesville City Council, and Volunteers of the Museum of West Louisiana.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1863.
Location. 31° 8.126′ N, 93° 15.726′ W. Marker is in Leesville, Louisiana, in Vernon Parish. Marker is on South 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west. Pioneer Park is at the south end of the Museum of West Louisiana, which is housed in the former Kansas City Southern Railway depot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 803 South 3rd Street, Leesville LA 71446, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kansas City Southern Railroad Depot (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint Michael The Archangel Catholic Church 1913 (approx. ¼ mile away); First National Bank (approx. half a mile away); Vernon Parish Veterans' Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Vernon Parish Founders (approx. half a mile away); Vernon Parish Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Great Louisiana Maneuvers (approx. half a mile away); National Hotel (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesville.
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