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Jackson in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

First European Settlers

 
 
First European Settlers Marker image. Click for full size.
January 1, 2011
1. First European Settlers Marker
Inscription.
The domination of Europeans over this section
of Louisiana is divided into five epochs:
French----1717 to 1763
British----1763 to 1779
Spanish----1779 to 1810
Independent*----Sept.10 to Dec. 7
United States----1810

*Republic of West Florida for 74 days

 
Erected by The Rebuplic of West Florida Historical Association and The Friends of Old Centenary.
 
Location. 30° 50.33′ N, 91° 12.74′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Louisiana, in East Feliciana Parish. Marker can be reached from Sycamore Street east of College Street (Louisiana Highway 952), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. On the grounds of the West Florida Republic Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3406 College St, Jackson LA 70748, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Feliciana Courthouse (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Feliciana Courthouse (about 700 feet away); Methodist Church (about 700 feet away); Burial Site of Lt. Col. John C. McKowen (approx. mile away); Jackson (approx. mile away); Centenary State Historic Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); Linwood (approx. 7.5 miles away); Audubon Memorial (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Also see . . .  The Republic of West Florida Historical Museum. (Submitted on July 21, 2015.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2015. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 30 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 19, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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