Pineville in Rapides Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
900 Block of Main Street
1919: The First Baptist Church of Pineville was built at 901 Main. The church has now expanded to include all of the west side of the block. During the 50's and 60's Gertrude Leatherman's Tiny Tot College Kindergarten was the educational hub for the five and under population. Pody Leatherman opened a filling station at the northwest corner in 1927 and operated it until the 60's. Between the church and the kindergarten was the home of Maxine and Kite Caudell. Mrs. Caudell taught piano for over three decades in her home and was founder of the Caudell Cup at Louisiana College. Husband Kite Caudell, coached for Louisiana College and was inducted as a charter member into the Louisiana College Hall of Fame. Other businesses on the block were Herbert Mount's Garage and Colvin Electric Company.
Erected by City Of Pineville.
Location. 31° 19.493′ N, 92° 25.927′ W. Marker is in Pineville, Louisiana, in Rapides Parish. Marker is on Main Street (Business U.S. 165) south of Camille Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 901 Main Street, Pineville LA 71360, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church (a few steps from this marker); Intersection of Main and Reagan streets (within shouting distance of this marker); 835 Main Street (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1101 Main Street (about 800 feet away); Alexandria National Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); In Honor and Memory of Louisiana College Students (approx. 0.3 miles away); Louisiana College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Alexandria Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pineville.
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2017.