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Vidalia in Concordia Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Don José Vidal

 
 
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May 27, 2017
1. Don José Vidal Marker
Inscription. Spanish Commandant Post of Concordia, 1798-1803. Served in Spanish Navy in the American Revolution. Spanish Consul in Natchez. Louisiana Legislature named Vidalia in his honor in 1811.
 
Erected 1998 by The Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Location. 31° 34.257′ N, 91° 26.4′ W. Marker is in Vidalia, Louisiana, in Concordia Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Carter Street (U.S. 425) and Murray Drive, on the right when traveling west on Carter Street. Touch for map. In front of Vidalia Chamber of Commerce building. Marker is in this post office area: Vidalia LA 71373, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Natchez (approx. ¾ mile away); Relocation of Vidalia (approx. 1.3 miles away); Sidney A. Murray, Jr., Hydroelectric Station (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fort Rosalie (approx. 2 miles away in Mississippi); Rosalie Cemetery (approx. 2 miles away in Mississippi); a different marker also named Natchez (approx. 2 miles away in Mississippi); Intersection of South Broadway and Washington streets
Don José Vidal Marker image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2017
2. Don José Vidal Marker
(approx. 2 miles away in Mississippi); Bluff Park - Memorials and Louisiana Connections (approx. 2 miles away in Mississippi). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vidalia.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2017.
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