“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Greensburg in Saint Helena Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Greensburg Land Office

Greensburg Land Office Marker image. Click for full size.
February 25, 2012
1. Greensburg Land Office Marker
Inscription. Served as the clearing for house all public lands between the Mississippi and Pearl Rivers, north of the lakes to the 31st parallel. This area is still known as the Greensburg Land District. It is the only extant land office building in Louisiana and significant in the area of architecture as an example of a rural building in the Greek Revival style. Built ca 1820.
Erected by St. Helena Historical Association.
Location. 30° 49.735′ N, 90° 40.027′ W. Marker is in Greensburg, Louisiana, in Saint Helena Parish. Marker can be reached from State Highway 43 0.1 miles south of Route 10, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Between S. Main Street and Hwy. 10. Marker is in this post office area: Greensburg LA 70441, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Greater Greensburg Veteran's War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); William Kendrick Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Republic of West Florida (approx. 2.1 miles away); Springfield - Liberty Road
Greensburg Land Office image. Click for full size.
February 25, 2012
2. Greensburg Land Office
(approx. 7.1 miles away); Tangipahoa (approx. 9.7 miles away); Camp Moore (approx. 10 miles away); Camp Moore #1 (approx. 10 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensburg.
More about this marker. Located in front of the St. Helena Parish Courthouse. Marker is to the right of the courthouse.
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2015. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2015. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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