“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Crowley in Acadia Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Salmon Lusk Wright


Salmon Lusk Wright Marker image. Click for full size.
April 28, 2017
1. Salmon Lusk Wright Marker
Inscription. Developed at this site the world's best seed rice which revived that industry by insuring wider markets. His varieties that are used today for breeding purposes are Blue Rose, Louisiana Pearl, Early Prolific Edith, and Lady Wright.
Erected 1968 by The Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
Location. 30° 9.78′ N, 92° 24.277′ W. Marker is in Crowley, Louisiana, in Acadia Parish. Marker can be reached from Airport Road 0.3 miles west of Muskrat Road, on the right. Touch for map. Located on the Crystal Rice Plantation & Heritage Farm/Blue Rose Museum grounds and is open during normal business hours. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6428 Airport Road, Crowley LA 70526, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Miller Stadium (approx. 3˝ miles away); Crowley (approx. 3.9 miles away); Crowley Louisiana Post Office 1913 (approx. 3.9 miles away); Senator John F. Kennedy Presidential Campaign Speech (approx. 4 miles away); Pouppeville (approx. 9.1 miles away); St. Joseph's Catholic Church & Cemetery
Salmon Lusk Wright Marker image. Click for full size.
April 28, 2017
2. Salmon Lusk Wright Marker
(approx. 9.4 miles away); Rayne Depot Square (approx. 9˝ miles away); Jacques Weil Company (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crowley.
Also see . . .  Crystal Rice Museum. (Submitted on April 28, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
Categories. Agriculture
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