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

French Settlement

 
 
French Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, August 20, 2015
1. French Settlement Marker
Inscription.  "La Cote Francaise." Settled in 1800 via Amite River by French, German, and Italian "emigres." Jovial Creole culture was unique. Cypress sawmills, trapping, shingle making, farms and steamboat service once thrived here.
 
Erected 1975 by The Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1800.
 
Location. 30° 17.961′ N, 90° 47.901′ W. Marker is in French Settlement, Louisiana, in Livingston Parish. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 16 and Brignac Lane, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 16. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16015 Hwy 16, French Settlement LA 70733, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Bartram Trail (approx. 3.9 miles away); Port Vincent (approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named Port Vincent (approx. 3.9 miles away); Galveztown (approx. 6.2 miles away); Viet Nam/ Desert Storm Memorial
French Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, August 20, 2015
2. French Settlement Marker
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(approx. 8.4 miles away); In War There Is No Substitute for Victory (approx. 8.4 miles away); The Korean War (approx. 8.4 miles away); Cal Ripken, Sr. (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2015. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2015, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 14, 2022