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

Lewis P. Roy, Sr. Building

c. 1900

 
 
Lewis P. Roy, Sr. Building Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
1. Lewis P. Roy, Sr. Building Marker
Inscription. Victorian mercantile store built by Lewis P. Roy, Sr. Restored in 1984-85 by attorneys Tucker Melancon and Rodney Rabalais and certified public accountants Aloysia C. Ducote and Van P. Major.
 
Erected 2009 by City of Marksville.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour marker series.
 
Location. 31° 7.599′ N, 92° 3.941′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is at the intersection of East Mark Street and South Washington Street, on the left when traveling east on East Mark Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 122 East Mark Street, Marksville LA 71351, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Auguste Voinche Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort De Russy (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Bowie Knife (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); J. Horace Ducote Law Office (about 300 feet away); Founding Of Marksville
Lewis P. Roy, Sr. Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
2. Lewis P. Roy, Sr. Building and Marker
(about 300 feet away); Bailey Theater (about 300 feet away); Laborde Building (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marksville.
 
Regarding Lewis P. Roy, Sr. Building. "...building was built by Mr. Roy, who, along with his cousin Tucker Couvillon, Sr. operated a general merchandise business here for many years...."Pg. 6, Area 4 entry B, "Historical Markers of Marksville, Louisiana"
Published 2009, by City of Marksville.
 
Categories. ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 26, 2017.
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