Franklin in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
The Gunboat Diana
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 29° 47.489′ N, 91° 30.007′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Louisiana, in St. Mary Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Willow Street (State Highway 3069) and Main Street (State Highway 182), on the left when traveling west on Willow Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin LA 70538, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle Of Irish Bend (here, next to this marker); Jared Young Sanders (a few steps from this marker); Franklin (a few steps from this marker); Charles Austin O'NiellSt. Mary Parish Confederate Soldiers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Mary Parish Courthouse War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bayou Teche (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edward V. Loustalot (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Regarding The Gunboat Diana. The gunboats' boilers, mentioned on the marker, are no longer in Bayou Teche.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2015. This page has been viewed 433 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 5, 2015. 2. submitted on September 8, 2017. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.