Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

March Of Galvez

 
 
March Of Galvez Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, February 26, 2016
1. March Of Galvez Marker
Inscription.  Not far from here is the route taken from Manchac to Baton Rouge by the Spanish forces of Bernardo de Galvez in Sept. 1779 in their historic ouster of the British from this territory and the beginning of 30 yrs. of Spanish Domination, 1779-1809. Buried here is at least one participant and many descendants.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1779.
 
Location. 30° 24.301′ N, 91° 10.327′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Amherst Avenue and Emory Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Located in the Highland Cemetery. The entrance to the cemetery is through College Town Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 Amherst Avenue, Baton Rouge LA 70808, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Josephine Favrot (here, next to this marker); "Hill of the Fountains" (here, next to this marker); Highland Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Francoise Gerard
March Of Galvez Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, February 26, 2016
2. March Of Galvez Marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
(here, next to this marker); Philogene Joseph de Favrot (a few steps from this marker); Albert Florestan Aucoin (a few steps from this marker); Anthony Peniston (a few steps from this marker); Gabriel Armand Allard Du Plantier (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Highland Cemetery. (Submitted on March 4, 2016.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 3, 2016. This page has been viewed 428 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 3, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=92836

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
Paid Advertisements
 
 

Feb. 1, 2023