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

Old State Capitol

 
 
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September 16, 2016
1. Old State Capitol Marker
Inscription.  
Old State Capitol
River Road & North Blvd.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Erected 1847-48
Razed by fire 1862.

Seat of State
Government
1850-1862 1882-1932.
 
Erected 1992 by Isaac Monet Chapter National Society Colonial Dames.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 30° 26.799′ N, 91° 11.325′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from North Boulevard. Touch for map. Located in the East (rear) entrance portico of the Old State Capitol. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Baton Rouge (a few steps from this marker); Marcha de Galvez (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Early Gunsmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Merci Train (within shouting distance of this marker); Baton Rouge Confederate Monument

Old State Capitol Marker image. Click for full size.
September 16, 2016
2. Old State Capitol Marker
(was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported permanently removed. ); a different marker also named Merci Train (within shouting distance of this marker); Capture of Baton Rouge by Galvez, 1779 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Old State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2018.
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