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Near Kentwood in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Roncal

 
 
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By Jeff Lovorn, November 19, 2011
1. Roncal Marker
Inscription.  Site of Civil War home of Charles Étienne Arthur Gayarré Louisiana historian, lawyer, judge, legislator, & Secretary of State, 1846-1853. Grandson of Étienne de Boré.
 
Erected 1959 by the Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 30° 57.758′ N, 90° 29.964′ W. Marker is near Kentwood, Louisiana, in Tangipahoa Parish. Marker is on U.S. 51 one mile north of State Highway 1053, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 76354 Highway 51, Kentwood LA 70444, 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. Thirty-First Parallel (approx. 1.6 miles away); T. Tommy Cutrer (approx. 3.4 miles away in Mississippi); Camp Moore #5 (approx. 5.4 miles away); Camp Moore #3 (approx. 5.4 miles away); Camp Moore #6 (approx. 5.4 miles away); Camp Moore Confederate Cemetery
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(approx. 5.4 miles away); Camp Moore Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Camp Moore #4 (approx. 5.4 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 574 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on August 28, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. Photo   1. submitted on November 28, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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Mar. 6, 2021