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

Albany, Louisiana

 
 
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August 20, 2015
1. Albany, Louisiana Marker
Inscription.  Town incorporated in 1953; first mayor was Grady Stewart. Railroad (B.R.H.& E.) established Albany in 1907-08. Crossed by old north-south Turnpike Road from Springfield to Natchez, MS. On portion of Spanish Headright granted to Nancy Setton in 1801.
 
Erected by Village of Albany.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1953.
 
Location. 30° 30.081′ N, 90° 34.962′ W. Marker is in Albany, Louisiana, in Livingston Parish. Marker is at the intersection of South Montpelier Road (State Highway 43) and West Murray Street, on the left when traveling south on South Montpelier Road. Mounted on the new Albany Municipal Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 29816 South Montpelier, 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. Hungarian Settlement (approx. 1½ miles away); Haynes Settlement (approx. 4 miles away); The Republic of West Florida (approx. 4.7 miles away); Springfield Cemetery Cannon
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August 20, 2015
2. Albany, Louisiana Marker
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(approx. 5.2 miles away); Springfield's Role in West Florida Revolution (approx. 5.3 miles away); Springfield (approx. 5.4 miles away); Carter Plantation (approx. 5.9 miles away); Friendship Circle (approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2015. This page has been viewed 396 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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