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

Springfield

 
 
Springfield Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler
1. Springfield Marker
Inscription.  
Oldest town in Livingston Parish. Incorporated in 1838. Named for abundant ground water springs. Connected to old Natchez Trace. Site of a Spanish fort about 1800. Parish seat from 1835-1872. Old courthouse still stands.
 
Erected 1975 by Livingston Parish Police Jury.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
 
Location. 30° 25.763′ N, 90° 32.943′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Louisiana, in Livingston Parish. It is in . Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Route 42) and Walnut Street (Louisiana Highway 22), on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27373 LA-42, 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's Role in West Florida Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); Springfield Cemetery Cannon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Haynes Settlement (approx. 1½ miles away); Carter Plantation (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hungarian Settlement
Springfield Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, August 20, 2015
2. Springfield Marker
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(approx. 4 miles away); Albany, Louisiana (approx. 5.4 miles away); PFC Raymond "Mike" Clausen, Jr. (approx. 5½ miles away); Ponchatoula Depot (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2015. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2015, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jan. 29, 2023