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Franklinton in Washington Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Old Choctaw Trail

 
 
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November 18, 2017
1. Old Choctaw Trail Marker
Inscription.
Only official state road in Washington Parish until 1843. Choctaw Indians cut trail for trade with tribes in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Biloxi, & Mobile. White man believed to have used trail as early as 1542.
 
Erected 1957 by The Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Location. 30° 51.428′ N, 90° 2.427′ W. Marker is in Franklinton, Louisiana, in Washington Parish. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 10 and Choctaw Road (Parish Road 15), on the right when traveling west on State Highway 10. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklinton LA 70438, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. To The Sacred Memory (approx. 6.8 miles away); John Bickham (approx. 6.9 miles away); First School Washington Parish (approx. 8.3 miles away); At This Very Site (approx. 11 miles away); Bogalusa's Birthplace (approx. 11.6 miles away); Robert "Bob" Hicks/ Robert "Bob" Hicks Street (approx. 13 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansRoads & Vehicles
 
Old Choctaw Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
November 18, 2017
2. Old Choctaw Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 19, 2017.
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