“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Near Lacour in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

John Archer Lejeune

John Archer LeJeune Marker image. Click for full size.
April 28, 2016
1. John Archer LeJeune Marker
Inscription.  Lt. General Lejeune, 1867-1942, was born in Innis; commanded the 2nd Division of the AEF during WW I; became Commandant of USMC; was superintendent of VMI from 1929 to 1937.
Erected 1969 by The Louisiana Tourist Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWar, World I.
Location. 30° 49.395′ N, 91° 35.937′ W. Marker is near Lacour, Louisiana, in Pointe Coupee Parish. Marker is on State Highway 419 0.9 miles east of State Highway 972, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Batchelor LA 70715, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Hickory (approx. ¼ mile away); Mississippi River (approx. 2.6 miles away); Former Site of Melancon's Cafe (approx. 5.9 miles away); St. Stephen's Episcopal Church and Cemetery (approx. 6½ miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 9.3 miles away); Battle of Bayou Fordoche
John Archer LeJeune Marker image. Click for full size.
April 28, 2016
2. John Archer LeJeune Marker
(approx. 9½ miles away); Captain Bennett Landing (approx. 12.8 miles away); Randall Oak (approx. 12.8 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. John A. Lejeune. Wikipedia (Submitted on May 5, 2016.) 

2. About Lt. Gen. John Archer Lejeune (1867-1942). United States Marine Corps (Submitted on May 5, 2016.) 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2016. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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