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Near Taylortown in Bossier Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Ashpoint Plantation

 
 
Ashpoint Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2017
1. Ashpoint Plantation Marker
Inscription. Built c.1875, was residence of Elam S. Dortch, believed to be the last surviving Confederate veteran residing in Bossier Parish. Moved c.1923 to present site from original location nearer river. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1982.
 
Location. 32° 22.653′ N, 93° 35.048′ W. Marker is near Taylortown, Louisiana, in Bossier Parish. Marker is on U.S. 71 0.3 miles south of Gamble Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elm Grove LA 71051, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Joseph J. Nazzaro (approx. 10.9 miles away); SR-71 Memorial Dedication (approx. 10.9 miles away); General Ira C. Eaker (approx. 10.9 miles away); 1999 Omar N. Bradley Spirit of Independence Award (approx. 10.9 miles away); Major General Lewis Elton Lyle (approx. 10.9 miles away); 34th Bomb Group Memorial (approx. 10.9 miles away); "Hell's Angels" (approx. 10.9 miles away); 486th Bombardment Group (H) Memorial (approx. 10.9 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Ashpoint Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2017
2. Ashpoint Plantation Marker
Plantation is on private property across the railroad tracks
Ashpoint Plantation Sign image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2017
3. Ashpoint Plantation Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 8, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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