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Bay St. Louis in Hancock County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Naval Battle of Bay St. Louis

 
 
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By Robert M. Cook, Jr.
1. Naval Battle of Bay St. Louis Marker
Inscription.  On Dec. 14, 1814, five U.S. gunboats fired on a British fleet entering Lake Borgne. Their action was the last naval defense of the U.S. before the victory of General Andrew Jackson at New Orleans.
 
Erected 1993 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 30° 18.824′ N, 89° 19.425′ W. Marker is in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, in Hancock County. Marker is at the intersection of North Beach Boulevard and Ulman Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Beach Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bay Saint Louis MS 39520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hancock County Bank (approx. ¼ mile away); Jean Baptiste le Moyne Siuer de Bienville (approx. ¼ mile away); First Baptist Church of Bay St. Louis (approx. 0.3 miles away); Publius Rutilius Rufus Pray (approx.
Naval Battle of Bay St. Louis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr.
2. Naval Battle of Bay St. Louis Marker
0.3 miles away); St. Joseph's Academy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Our Lady of the Gulf (approx. half a mile away); St. Stanislaus College (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Augustine’s Seminary (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bay St. Louis.
 
More about this marker. This marker may be missing.
 
Naval Battle of Bay St. Louis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr.
3. Naval Battle of Bay St. Louis Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2014, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 527 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 16, 2014, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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Jun. 2, 2020