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

First School Washington Parish

1809-1820

 
 
First School Washington Parish Marker image. Click for full size.
July 1, 2005
1. First School Washington Parish Marker
Inscription. Some 300 yards West of here on John Bankston’s Creek near spring stood log cabin where bachelor Matt McCain taught school for children of pioneer settlers in summers.
 
Erected 1958 by Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Location. 30° 48.93′ N, 90° 10.291′ W. Marker is in Franklinton, Louisiana, in Washington Parish. Marker is on State Highway 25 north of Camp Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklinton LA 70438, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. To The Sacred Memory (approx. 2.2 miles away); John Bickham (approx. 2.2 miles away); Old Choctaw Trail (approx. 8.3 miles away).
 
Categories. EducationSettlements & Settlers
 
First School Washington Parish Marker image. Click for full size.
July 1, 2005
2. First School Washington Parish Marker
 
 
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