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

Tangipahoa

 
 
Tangipahoa Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 18, 2011
1. Tangipahoa Marker
Inscription.
Area settled in early 1800's. New Orleans, Jackson, & Great Northern Railroad built station here c. 1853. One square mile town formed around it in 1866. Included part of former Confederate Camp Moore. Town named for Indian tribe.
 
Erected 1982 by Department of Culture, Recreation, & Tourism.
 
Location. 30° 52.382′ N, 90° 30.69′ W. Marker is in Tangipahoa, Louisiana, in Tangipahoa Parish. Marker is on U.S. 51, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tangipahoa LA 70465, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp Moore (approx. 0.8 miles away); Camp Moore #1 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Camp Moore #2 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Camp Moore #4 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Camp Moore Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Camp Moore Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Camp Moore #6 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Camp Moore #3 (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tangipahoa.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 30 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 24, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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