“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Abita Springs in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Abita Springs

Abita Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
October 14, 2016
1. Abita Springs Marker
Inscription.  Old Choctaw village which derived name from nearby medicinal springs. Last Choctaw burial and execution grounds, used until about 1880, located nearby.
Erected 1963 by The Department of Commerce and Industry.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 28.772′ N, 90° 2.262′ W. Marker is in Abita Springs, Louisiana, in St. Tammany Parish. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 59/36 and Main Street, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 59/36. Northwest corner of intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Abita Springs LA 70420, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Original Homestead of Walker Percy (approx. 2.8 miles away); Bicentennial Covington #2 (approx. 3.1 miles away); Walker Percy (approx. 3.2 miles away); Public "Ox Lot" Parking (approx. 3.3 miles away); Columbia Street Landing
Abita Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
October 14, 2016
2. Abita Springs Marker
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(approx. 3.4 miles away); Columbia Street (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Covington Bank and Trust Building (approx. 3.4 miles away); H.J. Smith and Sons Hardware and Museum (approx. 3.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2016. This page has been viewed 496 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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