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Monroe in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Fort Miro

 
 
Fort Miro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 27, 2017
1. Fort Miro Marker
Inscription. Original stockade built on this site in 1790 by Commandant Jean Filhiol and Lieut. Joseph de la Baume of Ouachita District. Half of timbers furnished by officers; half by garrison and settlers.
 
Erected 1961 by the Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Location. 32° 29.829′ N, 92° 6.966′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Louisiana, in Ouachita Parish. Marker is on South Grand Street south of Calypso Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Along the Riverwalk. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 South Grand Street, Monroe LA 71201, United States of America.
 
Also see . . .  Article about Fort Miro by KnowLouisiana (Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities). (Submitted on June 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
View of marker along Riverwalk looking south on Grand Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 27, 2017
2. View of marker along Riverwalk looking south on Grand Street.
View of I-20 bridge over the Ouachita River and former area of Fort Miro. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 27, 2017
3. View of I-20 bridge over the Ouachita River and former area of Fort Miro.
French translation marker next to the Fort Miro Marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 27, 2017
4. French translation marker next to the Fort Miro Marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 195 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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