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Pineville in Rapides Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Central Louisiana State Hospital Cemetery

 
 
Central Louisiana State Hospital Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
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1. Central Louisiana State Hospital Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
Authorized by Act 92 of the 1902 Louisiana Legislature, cemetery and morgue sites were selected in January 1906. There are 2,356 persons who are interred in the cemetery, the last occurring in June 1985. Individual graves for persons who are interred in the cemetery originally were identified by numbered, subsurface, concrete markers. The morgue known as Rose Cottage, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected by The Historical Association of Central Louisiana.
 
Location. 31° 19.85′ N, 92° 26.188′ W. Marker is in Pineville, Louisiana, in Rapides Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Cedar Lane Road and Scenic Drive, on the left when traveling west on Cedar Lane Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pineville LA 71360, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pierson Lake (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1101 Main Street (approx. half a mile away); 1100 Block Main Street (approx. half a mile away); 1000 Block Main Street (approx. half a mile away); 900 Block of Main Street (approx. half a mile
Central Louisiana State Hospital Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
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2. Central Louisiana State Hospital Cemetery Marker
away); First Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away); Intersection of Main and Reagan streets (approx. half a mile away); 800 Block Main Street (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pineville.
 
More about this marker. Located on the grounds of the hospital. Access and Photography strictly prohibited unless permission granted from Hospital's Administration department.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Central Louisiana State Hospital Cemetery image. Click for full size.
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3. Central Louisiana State Hospital Cemetery
Central Louisiana State Hospital Cemetery image. Click for full size.
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4. Central Louisiana State Hospital Cemetery
Central Louisiana State Hospital Cemetery image. Click for full size.
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5. Central Louisiana State Hospital Cemetery
Rose Cottage image. Click for full size.
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6. Rose Cottage
Rose Cottage, the morgue, described in marker text.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 15, 2018.
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