Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
This site possesses National significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Erected 1986 by United States Department of the Interior.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 30° 26.639′ N, 91° 11.489′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South River Road and Government Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at the foot of Government Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 S River Rd, Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USS KIDD - "DD 661" (within shouting distance of this marker); USCGC White Alder (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Louisiana Vietnam War Memorial (about 400 feet away); John Archer Lejeune (about 400 feet away); A-7E Corsair II (about 400 feet away); Korean War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Riverfront Plaza (about 500 feet away); The D'Artaguiette Concession (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
Also see . . . U.S.S. Kidd Veterans Museum. Cost into museum (2015) is $8.00 USD Adults ,$7.00 USD Seniors, $5.00 USD Children (ages 5-12). Hours 9am-5pm 7 Days a week. First Sundays of each month free admission. (Submitted on July 20, 2015.)
Categories. • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2015. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on July 19, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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