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Evergreen in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Evergreen

 
 
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September 2, 2016
1. Evergreen Marker
Inscription.  Site of Evergreen Home Institute (1856); Henry Clay Kemper, 1st headmaster. Later became Evergreen College; then Evergreen High School in 1904. These schools had a note-worthy influence on education in Avoyelles and Louisiana.
 
Erected 1985 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 30° 57.334′ N, 92° 6.545′ W. Marker is in Evergreen, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 29) and College Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Evergreen LA 71333, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Historic Oaks of Cottonport (approx. 4.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 4½ miles away); Fogleman Cemetery (approx. 7.2 miles away); Battle of Mansura (approx. 7.8 miles away); Mansura
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September 2, 2016
2. Evergreen Marker
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(approx. 8.1 miles away); Desfossé House (approx. 8.2 miles away); For God and Country (approx. 9.6 miles away); Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (approx. 9.7 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2016. This page has been viewed 438 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 4, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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