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

Hungarian Settlement

 
 
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August 20, 2015
1. Hungarian Settlement Marker
Inscription.  Known as Arpadhon, area is site of largest rural Hungarian settlement in U.S. Settlers attracted here in 1896 by Charles Brakenridge lumber mill. People bought cut-over timber land to farm and raise strawberries.
 
Erected 1975 by Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 30° 28.822′ N, 90° 34.76′ W. Marker is in Albany, Louisiana, in Livingston Parish. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 43 and Interstate 12, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 43. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28434 LA-43, Albany LA 70711, 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. Albany, Louisiana (approx. 1½ miles away); Haynes Settlement (approx. 2½ miles away); Springfield Cemetery Cannon (approx. 3.8 miles away); Springfield's Role in West Florida Revolution (approx. 3.9 miles away); Springfield
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August 20, 2015
2. Hungarian Settlement Marker
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(approx. 4 miles away); Carter Plantation (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Republic of West Florida (approx. 5.1 miles away); Friendship Circle (approx. 7 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2015. This page has been viewed 493 times since then and 104 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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