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Franklin in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South-Central)

Murphy James Foster


Murphy James Foster Marker image. Click for full size.
November 21, 2009
1. Murphy James Foster Marker
Inscription.  Home of Murphy James Foster, prominent St. Mary Parish plantation owner and lawyer of the reconstruction period who served the people of Louisiana with honor and distinction as:
Louisiana State Senator (1880-1892)
Thirty-first Governor (1892-1900)
United States Senator (1901-1912)
Erected 1964 by Department of Commerce and Industry.
Location. 29° 46.478′ N, 91° 29.348′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Louisiana, in St. Mary Parish. Marker is on West Main Street (State Highway 182) 0.2 miles east of Dixie Road South, on the right when traveling east. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Franklin's Historic Lampposts (approx. 0.9 miles away); St. Mary Parish Courthouse War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); St. Mary Parish Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away); Edward V. Loustalot (approx. 1.3 miles away); Battle Of Irish Bend (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Gunboat Diana
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(approx. 1.3 miles away); Jared Young Sanders (approx. 1.3 miles away); Franklin (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Categories. Government & Politics

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2015. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 5, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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