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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

U.S.S. Kidd

 
 
U.S.S. Kidd Marker image. Click for full size.
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1. U.S.S. Kidd Marker
Inscription.  
Has been designated a
National
Historic Landmark


This site possesses National significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America

1986
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1986 by United States Department of the Interior.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, World IIWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1986.
 
Location. 30° 26.639′ N, 91° 11.489′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South River Road and Government Street, on the right when traveling south. Located at the foot of Government Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 S River Rd, Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USS KIDD - "DD 661" (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Kidd KIA Memorial (within shouting distance of this
U.S.S. Kidd image. Click for full size.
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2. U.S.S. Kidd
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marker); Purple Heart Ship (within shouting distance of this marker); USCGC White Alder (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Louisiana Vietnam War Memorial (about 400 feet away); John Archer Lejeune (about 400 feet away); A-7E Corsair II (about 400 feet away); Korean War Memorial (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Also see . . .  U.S.S. Kidd Veterans Museum. Cost into museum (2015) is $8.00 USD Adults ,$7.00 USD Seniors, $5.00 USD Children (ages 5-12). Hours 9am-5pm 7 Days a week. First Sundays of each month free admission. (Submitted on July 20, 2015.) 
 
U.S.S. Kidd Officers mess image. Click for full size.
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3. U.S.S. Kidd Officers mess
U.S.S. Kidd lower deck enlisted quarters image. Click for full size.
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4. U.S.S. Kidd lower deck enlisted quarters
U.S.S. Kidd Marker image. Click for full size.
May 5, 2019
5. U.S.S. Kidd Marker
U.S.S. Kidd image. Click for full size.
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6. U.S.S. Kidd
U.S.S. Kidd looking fore from port stern image. Click for full size.
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7. U.S.S. Kidd looking fore from port stern
U.S.S. Kidd image. Click for full size.
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8. U.S.S. Kidd
U.S.S. Kidd bridge image. Click for full size.
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9. U.S.S. Kidd bridge
U.S.S. Kidd Marker image. Click for full size.
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10. U.S.S. Kidd Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2015. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 19, 2015.   5. submitted on May 24, 2019.   6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on July 19, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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