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Greenwell Springs in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Greenwell Springs

 
 
Greenwell Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
November 6, 2009
1. Greenwell Springs Marker
Inscription. Named for the Greenwell family, a resort with a hotel, pavilion and cottages was developed here in the 1850's with stage service to and from Baton Rouge. General John C. Breckinridge's Confederate troops camped here in August 1862. The hotel burned during the Civil War, and a later attempt to revive the resort failed. The state tuberculosis hospital was established here in 1923.
 
Location. 30° 34.572′ N, 90° 59.642′ W. Marker is in Greenwell Springs, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Greenwell Springs Road (State Highway 37) and JL Fairchild Road, on the right when traveling north on Greenwell Springs Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwell Springs LA 70739, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indians Along Amite River (approx. 2 miles away); Watson (approx. 2.4 miles away); Parish of St. Alphonsus Liguori (approx. 5.2 miles away); Denham Springs (approx. 6.9 miles away); Salem Baptist Church (approx. 9.5 miles away); Walker, Louisiana (approx. 9.9 miles away); Town Of Baker (approx. 10.4 miles away); Original Site/Donors of Land (approx. 10.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2015. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 56 times this year. Last updated on July 18, 2015. Photo   1. submitted on July 5, 2015. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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