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Springfield in Livingston Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Haynes Settlement

 
 
Haynes Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
May 6, 2005
1. Haynes Settlement Marker
Inscription.  One of the oldest Black Settlements in Livingston Parish; only one known to be shown on a map. Named for Haynes family. Property crossed by Brakenridge and Thomas RRs. Galilee Baptist Church est. in 1884 by Rev. C. C. Clayton.
 
Erected 1982 by Livingston Parish Police Jury.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & ReligionRailroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1884.
 
Location. 30° 26.75′ N, 90° 33.9′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Louisiana, in Livingston Parish. Marker is on Haynes Settlement Road, 0.1 miles north of McCarroll Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield LA 70462, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Springfield Cemetery Cannon (approx. 1.3 miles away); Springfield's Role in West Florida Revolution (approx. 1.4 miles away); Springfield (approx. 1½ miles away); Carter Plantation (approx. 2.1 miles away);
Haynes Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
May 6, 2005
2. Haynes Settlement Marker
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Hungarian Settlement (approx. 2½ miles away); Albany, Louisiana (approx. 4 miles away); The Republic of West Florida (approx. 6.1 miles away); PFC Raymond "Mike" Clausen, Jr. (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2015. This page has been viewed 534 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Feb. 6, 2023