Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
This site possesses National significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
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 II • Waterways & 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 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.)
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