Newellton in Tensas Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Four miles east of this marker in Warren County, Mississippi is Davis Island on which was located Briarfield Plantation, owned by Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy. Hurricane Plantation, owned by Joseph Davis, older brother of Jefferson Davis, was also located on this island. Both homes were occupied by Union Troops in 1863.
Location. 32° 6.983′ N, 91° 13.162′ W. Marker is in Newellton, Louisiana, in Tensas Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Highway 605 and Highway 608 on Highway 605. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newellton LA 71357, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bridges Across Holt's Bayou and Bayou Du Rosset (a few steps from this marker); Franklin Plantation (approx. 1.2 miles away); Henry Watkins Allen (approx. 1.2 miles away); Balmoral Mounds (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hovey Cuts A Road (approx. 4½ miles away); Shackleford Church Mounds (approx. 5.4 miles away); Linwood Plantation (approx. 6.6 miles away); Winter Quarters Plantation (approx. 7½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newellton.
Categories. Antebellum South, US • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 27, 2019.