Simmesport in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Battle Of Yellow Bayou
Erected 1974 by Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is May 18, 1864.
Location. 30° 59.452′ N, 91° 50.536′ W. Marker is in Simmesport, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on State Highway 1 0.3 miles east of South Wayside Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Simmesport LA 71369, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Birthplace of Buddy Guy Lettsworth, Louisiana 70753 (approx. 2.9 miles away); White Hall Plantation House (approx. 3.8 miles away); What is the Sarto Bridge? (approx. 6.4 miles away); Sarto Old Iron Bridge Sarto Old Iron Bridge (approx. 6.4 miles away); Buddy Guy (approx. 6.4 miles away); A Historic Landmark (approx. 6.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2016. This page has been viewed 554 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.