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Near Belcher in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Lynn Plantation

Historic Site

 
 
Lynn Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 3, 2015
1. Lynn Plantation Marker
Inscription.  The plantation was established in 1914 by James Wiley Lynn with the purchase of property from the Cavett family. The plantation home, the cotton gin and the blacksmith shop were built by Mr. Lynn in 1928. The renovated dogtrot style home, the barn and the corncrib were built by James Richard Cavett in 1878.
 
Erected by Red River Crossroads Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
 
Location. 32° 47.536′ N, 93° 50.276′ W. Marker is near Belcher, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is on State Highway 3049 ¼ mile south of Cavett River Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belcher LA 71004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. J.W. Lynn Plantation Commissary (a few steps from this marker); Justice Chapel Baptist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cedar Bluff Ferry (approx. 1.2 miles away); Caddo Indian Dugout Canoe (approx. 2.2 miles away); Linda Lay Memorial
Lynn Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 3, 2015
2. Lynn Plantation Marker
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(approx. 2.3 miles away); TS&N/T&P Railroad (approx. 2.4 miles away); Town of Gilliam (approx. 2.4 miles away); Caddo Prairie Crossroads (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belcher.
 
The J.W. Lynn Plantation, Est. 1914 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 3, 2015
3. The J.W. Lynn Plantation, Est. 1914
View to North Along State Highway 3049 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 3, 2015
4. View to North Along State Highway 3049
Marker is on right (east) side of highway
View to South Along State Highway 3049 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 3, 2015
5. View to South Along State Highway 3049
Lynn Plantation on both sides of highway
Lynn Plantation image. Click for full size.
By Jason Armstrong, March 13, 2021
6. Lynn Plantation
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 635 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 14, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   6. submitted on June 7, 2021, by Jason Armstrong of Talihina, OKlahoma.

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