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Slidell in Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Original Lone Star Republic

1810

 
 
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September 16, 2017
1. Original Lone Star Republic Marker
Inscription.
Panel 1
In 1810 residents of
Louisiana's Florida
Parishes rose in an
armed insurrection
and overthrew the
Spanish government.


Panel 2

The Independent
Republic of West Florida
existed for 74 days before
being forcibly annexed
by American forces on
December 10, 1810

 
Erected 2011 by West Florida Republic Bicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 30° 17.94′ N, 89° 42.726′ W. Marker is in Slidell, Louisiana, in Saint Tammany Parish. Marker is on Interstate 10 0.2 miles west of Crawford Landing Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in the Louisiana Welcome Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 41300 Crawford Landing Road, Slidell LA 70461, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Village (approx. 3.4 miles away); John Slidell (approx. 4.3 miles away); Slidell: An Overview (approx. 4.3 miles away); 1st United Methodist Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); a different marker also named John Slidell (approx.
Original Lone Star Republic Marker image. Click for full size.
September 16, 2017
2. Original Lone Star Republic Marker
4˝ miles away); City of Slidell Centennial (approx. 4˝ miles away); a different marker also named John Slidell (approx. 4˝ miles away); Slidell Town Hall and Jail (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Slidell.
 
More about this marker. Located at the Slidell I-10 Rest Area and Visitor's Center
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 89 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 16, 2017.
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