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

Highland Cemetery

 
 
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September 4, 2010
1. Highland Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  In use since 1815. Interred here, among others, are Armand Allard Duplantier, Sr. (1753-1827), French officer who served with Lafayette in the American Revolution; his wife, Constance Rochon Joyce (1766-1841); and Pierre Joseph Favrot (1749-1824), officer under Bernardo Galvez in the 1779 expedition against the British fort at Baton Rouge and commandant here 1779-1781.
 
Erected by City of Baton Rouge.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1815.
 
Location. 30° 24.283′ N, 91° 10.345′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on Oxford Avenue north of Amherst Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70808, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Garig (here, next to this marker); Benjamin Parker Thomas (a few steps from this marker); John Baptiste Kleinpeter (a few steps from this marker); John Stephen Huguet, M.D.
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September 4, 2010
2. Highland Cemetery
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Anthony Peniston (within shouting distance of this marker); Madame Anne Marie Renée Aimé Douézan (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Highland Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Gabriel Armand Allard Du Plantier (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Highland Cemetery. (Submitted on August 10, 2015.)
 
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September 4, 2010
3. Highland Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2015. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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