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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Hill Memorial Library Columns

 
 
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February 5, 2016
1. The Hill Memorial Library Columns Marker
Inscription.  These marble columns graced the entrance to the Hill Memorial Library which was given to L.S.U. in 1902 by John Hill, Sr. in memory of his son John Hill, Jr. Thousands of students and faculty members passed between the columns until the structure was razed in 1956 to make way for the new State Library building.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
 
Location. 30° 24.72′ N, 91° 6.959′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from Essen Lane (State Highway 3064) south of Interstate 10, on the right when traveling south. Located at the entrance to the LSU Rural Life Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge LA 70809, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stoker Barn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Romeville Post Office (about 400 feet away); Commissary (about 400 feet away); Farquhar Steam Engine Boiler (about 400 feet away); Dog-Trot House (about 400 feet away); Ship's Bell...
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February 5, 2016
2. The Hill Memorial Library Columns Marker
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(about 400 feet away); Pioneer Cabin (about 400 feet away); Stoner-Athens House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
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February 5, 2016
3. The Hill Memorial Library Columns
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 13, 2016. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 13, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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