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Morgan City in Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Attakapa Militia

 
 
Attakapa Militia Marker image. Click for full size.
September 23, 2005
1. Attakapa Militia Marker
Inscription. The Militia of the Attakapa Region of South Central Louisiana served under Spainís Governor of the colony, Bernardo de Galvez in his campaigns against the British during the War for American Independence.
 
Erected 1976 by American Revolutionary Bicentennial Committee.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
 
Location. 29° 41.737′ N, 91° 11.275′ W. Marker is in Morgan City, Louisiana, in Saint Mary Parish. Marker is on Myrtle St. 0.3 miles north of Auditorium Dr., on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morgan City LA 70381, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. Walter Brashear (here, next to this marker); Fort Star (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church (approx. one mile away); Civil War Years (approx. one mile away); Sacred Heart Of Jesus Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); First Offshore Oil Well (approx. 1.1 miles away); Charles Morgan (approx. 1.3 miles away); Southwest Reef Lighthouse (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgan City.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2015. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 69 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 18, 2015. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
 
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