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

Bayou Sara

 
 
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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 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West Feliciana Railroad (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lt. Commander John E. Hart (approx. 1.2 miles away); Rosedown Plantation (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Myrtles (approx. 2 miles away); Audubon Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Afton Villa (approx. 4.7 miles away); John Archer LeJeune (approx. 6.2 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 168 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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