“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Huey Long Grave

Huey Long Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
June 17, 2005
1. Huey Long Grave Marker
Inscription. Public service commissioner, then governor, finally U.S. senator, Huey Pierce Long went from obscure upstate lawyer to flamboyant national figure. Along the way, he built a political dynasty—as well as roads, bridges, hospitals and schools. Proclaiming "Every Man a King," he'd begun hinting at his candidacy for president just a month before his assassination, in 1935, at age 42. (Marker Number 8.)
Location. 30° 27.334′ N, 91° 11.239′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from State Capitol Drive west of North 5th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Locate at the base of the Huey Long Monument in the center of State Capitol Park. 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 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle Of Baton Rouge, 1862 (about 400 feet away); Baton Rouge (about 400 feet away); LSU Former Campus (about 400 feet away); Zachary Taylor (about 400 feet away); Capitol Building (about 500 feet away); Louisiana State Capitol (about 500 feet away); Pentagon Buildings (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
More about this marker.
Huey Long Grave image. Click for full size.
June 17, 2005
2. Huey Long Grave
Marker is number 8 of 10 of a series of walking tour markers on the Louisiana State Capitol grounds.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2015. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on August 20, 2015. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2015. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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