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French Settlement in Livingston Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

French Settlement

 
 
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August 20, 2015
1. French Settlement Marker
Inscription. "La Cote Francaise." Settled in 1800 via Amite River by French, German, and Italian "emigres." Jovial Creole culture was unique. Cypress sawmills, trapping, shingle making, farms and steamboat service once thrived here.
 
Erected 1975 by The Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
 
Location. 30° 17.961′ N, 90° 47.901′ W. Marker is in French Settlement, Louisiana, in Livingston Parish. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 16 and Brignac Lane, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 16. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16015 Hwy 16, French Settlement LA 70733, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Port Vincent (approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named Port Vincent (approx. 3.9 miles away); Galveztown (approx. 6.2 miles away); Maurepas Island (approx. 8 miles away); The Ascension Parish Negro Fair Association, Inc. / Ascension Parish Negro Fairgrounds (approx. 9.7 miles away); Prairieville Cemetery (approx. 10 miles away); Hebron Baptist Church (approx. 10.7 miles away); Centerville, Louisiana (approx. 11 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
French Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
August 20, 2015
2. French Settlement Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2015. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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