“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Jackson in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

First European Settlers

First European Settlers Marker image. Click for full size.
January 1, 2011
1. First European Settlers Marker
The domination of Europeans over this section
of Louisiana is divided into five epochs:
French----1717 to 1763
British----1763 to 1779
Spanish----1779 to 1810
Independent*----Sept.10 to Dec. 7
United States----1810

*Republic of West Florida for 74 days

Erected by The Rebuplic of West Florida Historical Association and The Friends of Old Centenary.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1861.
Location. 30° 50.33′ N, 91° 12.74′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Louisiana, in East Feliciana Parish. Marker can be reached from Sycamore Street east of College Street (Louisiana Highway 952), on the left when traveling east. On the grounds of the West Florida Republic Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3406 College St, Jackson LA 70748, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crown Metal Products Narrow Gauge Locomotive #2 (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Jackson (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Feliciana Courthouse
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(about 600 feet away); Original Feliciana Courthouse (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Jackson (about 700 feet away); Methodist Church (about 700 feet away); Centenary State Historic Site (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Jackson (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
Also see . . .  The Republic of West Florida Historical Museum. (Submitted on July 21, 2015.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2015. This page has been viewed 424 times since then and 60 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 19, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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Nov. 27, 2022