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

Highland Cemetery

Highland Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
February 26, 2016
1. Highland Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Oldest surviving cemetery in Baton Rouge. Dedicated by George Garig as a burial ground in 1813 and deeded to St. Joseph Roman Catholic Parish in 1819. This cemetery holds the remains of American Revolutionary War soldiers Armand Duplantier and Pierre Joseph de Favrot and their descendants as well as many veterans of the War of 1812.
Erected 2004 by Isaac Monet Chapter - Louisiana Society National Society of Dames XVII Century.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1813.
Location. 30° 24.298′ N, 91° 10.329′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from Oxford Avenue, 0.1 miles south of East Parker Boulevard, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. "Hill of the Fountains" (here, next to this marker); Josephine Favrot (here,
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February 26, 2016
2. Highland Cemetery Marker
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next to this marker); March Of Galvez (here, next to this marker); Francoise Gerard (a few steps from this marker); Philogene Joseph de Favrot (a few steps from this marker); Anthony Peniston (a few steps from this marker); Albert Florestan Aucoin (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 7, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2016. This page has been viewed 328 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 5, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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