“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Marksville in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Hypolite Bordelon House

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September 2, 2016
1. Hypolite Bordelon House Marker
Inscription.  This c. 1820 Creole house is typical of the dwellings of early Avoyelles Parish families. The Bordelon family, who built the house, was one of the parish's pioneer families. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
Erected 1981 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour series list.
Location. 31° 7.541′ N, 92° 4.354′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Tunica Drive West (State Highway 1) and Cottage Street, on the right when traveling west on Tunica Drive West. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 242 Tunica Dr W, Marksville LA 71351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Edwards Plantation Home Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Gremillion-Degrusha Home (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bordelon-Laborde Home
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September 2, 2016
2. Hypolite Bordelon House Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Barbin-Satterthwaite Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); German Prisoner of War Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roy-Cappel Home (approx. ¼ mile away); E.M. Chaze Home (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Peter's Episcopal Chapel Site (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marksville.
Regarding Hypolite Bordelon House. The house now is a museum and serves as the Marksville Chamber of Commerce Tourism center.
Additional commentary.
1. Bordelons House
Good morning. My name is Tami Collins. This house belonged to my mother's grandfather. The owner of this house is my great-grandfather. I tried touring it a year ago. But, it was real neat to still have seen it in person and I hope I can connect with distant to family. Sincerely, Tami Collins (
    — Submitted September 11, 2021, by Tami C Collins of Grimesland, North Carolina.
Hypolite Bordelon House image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
3. Hypolite Bordelon House
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2016. This page has been viewed 1,042 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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