Marksville in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Lewis P. Roy, Sr. Building
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. Marksville Masonic Lodge Building (within shouting 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); Solomon Northup, "Twelve Years a Slave" (about 300 feet away); Founding Of Marksville (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. • Architecture • Settlements & Settlers •
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