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

Tunica-Biloxi Indian Reservation

c. 1790

Tunica-Biloxi Indian Reservation Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
1. Tunica-Biloxi Indian Reservation Marker
Inscription.  Lands granted to the Tunica tribe by the Spanish government comprise part of the present reservation. The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe is a fusion of the Tunica, Biloxi, Ofo, and Avoyel peoples.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
Location. 31° 6.623′ N, 92° 3.832′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on Tunica Drive East (State Highway 1) north of Yuroni Trail, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 151 Melacon Drive, 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. The Marksville Site (approx. ¼ mile away); Marc Eliche (approx. ¼ mile away); Presentation Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bordelon-Decuir-Robinson Home (approx. 0.9 miles away); Decuir-Gaspard Home (approx. 0.9 miles away); Holy Ghost Catholic Church
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Holy Ghost Catholic Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Presentation Convent Chapel (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marksville.
Also see . . .  Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana. (Submitted on September 15, 2016.)
Tunica-Biloxi Indian Reservation Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
2. Tunica-Biloxi Indian Reservation Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2016. This page has been viewed 662 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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