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St. Francisville in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Audubon Memorial

 
 
Audubon Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
July 8, 2005
1. Audubon Memorial Marker
Inscription. Oakley Plantation, 3 miles east, where John James Audubon painted 32 of his "Birds of America." It was built in 1799 by Ruffin Gray and acquired as a state park in 1947 from Miss Lucy Mathews.
 
Erected by Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry. (Marker Number 1964.)
 
Location. 30° 46.9′ N, 91° 20.683′ W. Marker is in St. Francisville, Louisiana, in West Feliciana Parish. Marker is on State Highway 965 0.1 miles north of U.S. 61. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Francisville LA 70775, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rosedown Plantation (approx. 1.8 miles away); Lt. Commander John E. Hart (approx. 2 miles away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. 2.5 miles away); Bayou Sara (approx. 2.7 miles away); West Feliciana Railroad (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Myrtles (approx. 2.9 miles away); Afton Villa (approx. 4.8 miles away); U.S. Navy 42-Pounder Gun, Model 1816 On Barbette Carriage (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Francisville.
 
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Oakley Plantation image. Click for full size.
July 8, 2005
2. Oakley Plantation
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2015. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2015. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
 
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