Ponchatoula in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
1862 Train Wreck
Erected by Friends of Camp Moore.
Topics. This historical Disasters • Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is February 27, 1862.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 30° 25.2′ N, 90° 26.151′ W. Marker was in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, in Tangipahoa Parish. Marker could be reached from SW Railroad Avenue (Business U.S. 51) 0.3 miles south of Tower Road. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Ponchatoula LA 70454, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. USS Ponchatoula Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ponchatoula Depot (approx. 1.3 miles away); PFC Raymond "Mike" Clausen, Jr. (approx. 1.7 miles away); Hammond Junior College (approx. 5.9 miles away); Mt. Vernon Walnut (approx. 6.1 miles away); Peter Hammond (approx. 6.1 miles away); City Of Hammond (approx. 6.2 miles away); Grace Memorial Episcopal Church (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ponchatoula.
Also see . . . Camp Moore - Ponchatoula Train Wreck Marker. (Submitted on September 12, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2016. This page has been viewed 622 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on September 11, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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