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

Fort San Carlos

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August 14, 2015
1. Fort San Carlos Marker
Inscription.  Here on a bluff of the river stood the old star-shaped Spanish fort from which the West Florida parishes were governed in Spanish colonial days 1779-1810. It was captured by the forces of the West Florida Republic led by Philemon Thomas, Sept 23, 1810.
Erected by City of Baton Rouge.
Location. 30° 27.275′ N, 91° 11.373′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North 3rd Street and Spanish Town Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 N 3rd St, Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Fort San Carlos (a few steps from this marker); The Mississippi River (within shouting distance of this marker); Pentagon Barracks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Zachary Taylor Home Site (about 300 feet away); Zachary Taylor (about 400 feet away);
Fort San Carlos Marker image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
2. Fort San Carlos Marker
Pentagon Buildings (about 400 feet away); Ole War Skule (about 500 feet away); Battle Of Baton Rouge, 1862 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2015. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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