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Vidalia in Concordia Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Natchitoches - Natchez Road

Harrisonburg Road

 
 
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July 1, 2018
1. Natchitoches - Natchez Road Marker
Inscription.
This marker commemorates the old
Natchitoches - Natchez Road
Harrisonburg Road

Which connected the San Antonio Trace El Camino Real, with the Natchez Trace. A ferry across the Mississippi River was operated here as early as 1801.
Vidalia, Parish seat of Concordia, was settled in 1798, and named for Don José Vidal in 1811. It is built on the site of the older Post of Concordia.

Marked by the State of Louisiana and Daughters of the American Revolution A.D. 1953.
 
Erected 1953 by State of Louisiana and Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 31° 34.034′ N, 91° 25.704′ W. Marker is in Vidalia, Louisiana, in Concordia Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Carter Street (U.S. 425) and Spruce Street, on the right when traveling west on Carter Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 Carter Street, Vidalia LA 71373, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Natchez (within shouting distance of this marker); Post of Concord Established (approx. half a mile away); Mississippi River

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July 1, 2018
2. Natchitoches - Natchez Road Marker
(approx. half a mile away); James Bowie (approx. half a mile away); Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927 (approx. half a mile away); Relocation of Vidalia (approx. half a mile away); Sidney A. Murray, Jr., Hydroelectric Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); Don José Vidal (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vidalia.
 
More about this marker. Located on the Concordia Parish Courthouse grounds
 
Categories. Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
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June 30, 2018
3. Natchitoches - Natchez Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2018.
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