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

Dupuis-Mims Home

c. 1921

 
 
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September 2, 2016
1. Dupuis-Mims Home Marker
Inscription.  Arts and Crafts style home built by Forest Dupuis, merchant and undertaker. Located on the grounds were a mortuary, "filling station", dance hall, and garages to house a horse-drawn hearse and family vehicle.
 
Erected by City of Marksville.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsArchitectureIndustry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1921.
 
Location. 31° 8.51′ N, 92° 3.846′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 1192 and North Main Street (State Highway 115), on the right when traveling north on State Highway 1192. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4289 LA 1192, 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. Poste Des Avoyelles (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlos De Grandpré Home Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. John Ware's Mule Tramway Site (approx.
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0.6 miles away); Cushman Home Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bettevy-DeNux-Roy Home (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brashear-Lafargue-Gremillion Home (approx. ¾ mile away); Joffrion-Roy-Luke Home (approx. ¾ mile away); Marksville Methodist Church (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marksville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2016. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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