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Marksville in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Alfred Greenhouse, Sr. Home

c. 1881

 
 
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May 20, 2018
1. Alfred Greenhouse, Sr. Home Marker
Inscription.
Large story and a half Acadian style residence built by Alfred Greenhouse and his wife Cecilia Bontempt. Greenhouse was a farmer, cattleman, landowner and hunter who often cared for cattle kept in the lowlands during the winter months. Indian burial mounds are located to the rear of the original family property.
 
Erected by City Of Marksville.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour marker series.
 
Location. 31° 8.367′ N, 92° 2.754′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on Spring Bayou Road (State Road 1190) east of Andrus Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marksville LA 71351, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marksville Mounds (approx. one mile away); Dr. John Ware's Mule Tramway Site (approx. one mile away); Dupuis-Mims Home (approx. 1.1 miles away); Poste Des Avoyelles (approx. 1.1 miles away); Marksville Baptist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Marksville Methodist Church
Alfred Greenhouse, Sr. Home Marker image. Click for full size.
May 20, 2018
2. Alfred Greenhouse, Sr. Home Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Bettevy-DeNux-Roy Home (approx. 1.2 miles away); Old Church of the Nazarene (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marksville.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2018.
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