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

William Edwards Plantation Home Site

c.1832

 
 
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September 2, 2016
1. William Edwards Plantation Home Site Marker
Inscription.  A two and one half story Greek Revival frame structure with upper and lower galleries stood here. Built by Edwards on land purchased from Marc Eliche'. Later owned by Judge Aristide Barbin.
 
Erected by City Of Marksville.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
 
Location. 31° 7.528′ N, 92° 4.401′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Cottage Street and West Barbin Street, on the right when traveling south on Cottage Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Hypolite Bordelon House (within shouting distance of this marker); German Prisoner of War Camp (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barbin-Satterthwaite Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bordelon-Laborde Home (approx. 0.2
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2. William Edwards Plantation Home Site Marker
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miles away); Gremillion-Degrusha Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marksville Race Track Site (approx. ¼ mile away); E.M. Chaze Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roy-Cappel Home (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marksville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2016. This page has been viewed 517 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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