Zachary in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Battle of the Plains Store
Erected by City of Baton Rouge.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 21, 1863.
Location. 30° 41.441′ N, 91° 12.342′ W. Marker is in Zachary, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Old Scenic Highway (State Highway 964) and Plains-Port Hudson Road, on the right when traveling north on Old Scenic Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Zachary LA 70791, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Bartram Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); The First West Florida Convention, 1810 (approx. 2.4 miles away); Port Hudson Siege (approx. 2.6 miles away); Linwood Siege of Port Hudson, 1863 (approx. 3.7 miles away); U.S. Navy 32 Pounder Gun (approx. 4 miles away); U.S. Navy 8 - Inch Shell Gun (approx. 4 miles away); Bank of Slaughter (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zachary.
More about this marker. Located under a large oak tree. Was difficult to locate
Also see . . . Battle of the Plains - Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 1, 2016.)
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