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

Potts House

 
 
Potts House Marker image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
1. Potts House Marker
Inscription. Built in the Classic Revival Style between 1846 and 1850 by Nelson Potts, Master Brick Mason, as an example of his craft as well as his home. Potts was one of the major builders of Baton Rouge during the mid-19th century.
 
Erected by City of Baton Rouge.
 
Location. 30° 27.165′ N, 91° 10.882′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is at the intersection of North Street and North 9th Street, on the right when traveling west on North Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 831 North St., Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stewart-Dougherty House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Piño House (about 600 feet away); Site of the Shiloh Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spanish Town (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Spanish Town (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of the Weiss House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Congregation B'Nai Israel (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Former Baptismal Fount (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Potts House image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
2. Potts House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2015. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 16, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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