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Columbia in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Ouachita River Steamboat Era

1819-1927

 
 
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July 15, 2018
1. Ouachita River Steamboat Era Marker
Inscription.  
Columbia Louisiana - Established 1827.
Only settlement between Monroe and Black River towns noted for its port and steamboat captains.
Available List of captains on the Ouachita River before the Civil War

Available List of captains on the Ouachita River after the Civil War

 
Erected 1959 by The Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Location. 32° 6.401′ N, 92° 4.443′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Louisiana, in Caldwell Parish. Marker is on Main Street. Located at the northern terminus of Main Street on the river walk. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia LA 71418, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Caldwell Parish Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First United Methodist Church (approx. mile away); Wade Landing Mound (approx. 3.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Ouachita River Steamboat Era Marker image. Click for full size.
July 14, 2018
2. Ouachita River Steamboat Era Marker
Ouachita River Steamboat Era Marker image. Click for full size.
July 14, 2018
3. Ouachita River Steamboat Era Marker
Ouachita River Steamboat Era Marker image. Click for full size.
July 14, 2018
4. Ouachita River Steamboat Era Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 28, 2018.
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