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Near Thibodaux in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Leighton

 
 
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August 15, 2016
1. Leighton Marker
Inscription.  
On this site stood
Leighton
Plantation home of
Leonidas Polk
First Bishop of Louisiana
1841—1864
Lieutenant General C.S.A.
1861—1864


Christian✠Patriot✠Leader

 
Erected by The Protestant Episcopal Church Diocese of Louisiana.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 29° 48.241′ N, 90° 51.216′ W. Marker is near Thibodaux, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish. Marker is on St. Mary Street (State Highway 1) north of Leighton Quarters Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Thibodaux LA 70301, 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. Francis Tillou Nicholls (approx. 1.6 miles away); Confluence Of Bayous (approx. 1.8 miles away); George Seth Guion (approx. 1.9 miles away); John A. Lovell (approx. 1.9 miles away); Silas T. Grisamore (approx. 1.9
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miles away); Richard Henry Allen (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mary King Fulford (approx. 1.9 miles away); Georgiana Malvina Suthon (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thibodaux.
 
Also see . . .  Leonidas Polk. Wikipedia (Submitted on August 17, 2016.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2016. This page has been viewed 419 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 16, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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