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

Pentagon Buildings

 
 
Pentagon Buildings Marker image. Click for full size.
June 17, 2005
1. Pentagon Buildings Marker
Inscription. Constructed 1819-1822 to house U.S. troops. Used as a garrison from 1822-1877 except from 1861-1862 when held by Confederates. From 1886-1925 these buildings and grounds were the site of Louisiana State University.
 
Erected 1968 by Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
 
Location. 30° 27.331′ N, 91° 11.335′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from North 3rd Street south of State Capitol Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ole War Skule (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle Of Baton Rouge, 1862 (within shouting distance of this marker); Baton Rouge (within shouting distance of this marker); Pentagon Barracks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Air Mail Flight (about 300 feet away); Zachary Taylor (about 300 feet away); Fort San Carlos (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Fort San Carlos (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
More about this marker. One of 2 same Markers located on
Pentagon Buildings Marker image. Click for full size.
July 30, 2016
2. Pentagon Buildings Marker
the grounds of building. This one is located inside the grounds of the building.
 
Categories. EducationWar, US Civil
 
Pentagon Buildings image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
3. Pentagon Buildings
Pentagon buildings, taken from top of State Capitol building.
Pentagon Buildings image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
4. Pentagon Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2015. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 18, 2015.   2. submitted on July 31, 2016.   3, 4. submitted on August 16, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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