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

Bayou Sara

 
 
Bayou Sara Marker image. Click for full size.
July 8, 2005
1. Bayou Sara Marker
Inscription. Founded by John Mills in 1790 as a trading post and cotton port. Bayou Sara was the river port for the Felicianas and was one of the largest shipping ports between Natchez and New Orleans before 1860.
 
Erected by Mr. & Mrs Ross G. Munson.
 
Location. 30° 46.475′ N, 91° 23.349′ W. Marker is in St. Francisville, Louisiana, in West Feliciana Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Ferdinand Street (Parish Route 1258) and Royal Street, on the right when traveling west on Ferdinand Street. Touch for map. Located near entrance to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. 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 walking distance of this marker. Our Caboose (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); West Feliciana Railroad (about 700 feet away); The Historic West Feliciana Railroad (about 800 feet away); Propinquity (approx. 0.2 miles away); Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); British West Florida (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Republic of West Florida (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Francisville.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Bayou Sara Marker image. Click for full size.
July 8, 2005
2. Bayou Sara Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2015. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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