New Roads in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
of Poydras College were written
the immortal lines of
"Maryland, My Maryland"
by James Ryder Randall
Born in Baltimore, Maryland
January 1st, 1839
Died in Augusta, Georgia January 14th 1908
Poem written at midnight
April 26th, 1861
This tablet is erected to his memory
by the Book Club of Pointe Coupee Parish
April 26th, 1938
Erected 1938 by the Book Club of Pointe Coupee Parish.
Location. 30° 40.264′ N, 91° 28.536′ W. Marker is in New Roads, Louisiana, in Pointe Coupee Parish. Marker is on False River Road (State Highway 1) south of Cochran Lane (Route 0.1), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is laying at base of tree. Marker is in this post office area: New Roads LA 70760, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Archer LeJeune (approx. 3 miles away); Immaculate Conception Church - Chenal Cemetery (approx. 6.9 miles away); West Feliciana Railroad (approx. 8.7 miles away); Bayou Sara (approx. 8.8 miles away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. 9 miles away); Lt. Commander John E. Hart (approx. 10 miles away); Rosedown Plantation (approx. 10.3 miles away); The Myrtles (approx. 10.5 miles away).
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