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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Smokehouse

c. 1930

 
 
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1. Smokehouse Marker
Inscription.
The Smokehouse was originally a train depot at LSU's Alex Box Stadium where students boarded the train to New Orleans. It was moved to the museum in 1973 and adapted for use as a smokehouse. Smoking meat was a method of preserving pork, beef and wild game.
 
Erected by LSU Rural Life Museum. (Marker Number 15.)
 
Location. 30° 24.621′ N, 91° 6.934′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from Essen Lane (Highway 3064) south of Interstate 10, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of the LSU Rural Life Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge LA 70808, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bagatelle Kitchen (a few steps from this marker); Overseer's House (a few steps from this marker); Sick House (a few steps from this marker); Schoolhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Mound Place Pigeon Cote (within shouting distance of this marker); Double-Pen Slave Cabin (within shouting
Smokehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
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2. Smokehouse Marker
distance of this marker); Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Single Pen Slave Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Also see . . .  LSU Rural Life Museum. (Submitted on January 1, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 1, 2018.
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