St. Francisville in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Lt. Commander John E. Hart
Feliciana Lodge No. 31 F. & A.M. St. Francisville, Louisiana
Erected 1961 by Department of Commerce and Industry.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is June 11, 1863.
Location. 30° 47.328′ N, 91° 22.637′ W. Marker is in St. Francisville, Louisiana, in West Feliciana Parish. Marker is on U.S. 61 north of Jackson Road (State Highway 10), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7143 US-61, Saint Francisville LA 70775, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rosedown Plantation (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. one mile away); British West Florida (approx. Courthouse (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Republic of West Florida (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Myrtles (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Burying Ground (approx. 1.1 miles away); Propinquity (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Francisville.
Regarding Lt. Commander John E. Hart. Every year, a festival is held to commemorate the actions from this marker called "The Day The War Stopped".
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Also see . . . A Masonic Truce in Louisiana. (Submitted on April 8, 2016.)
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