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

Zachary Taylor Home Site

 
 
Zachary Taylor Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
1. Zachary Taylor Home Site Marker
Inscription. "Old Rough and Ready," America's 12th president, lived on this site in the home pictured above. He called the cottage Buena Vista after his famous 1847 victory in the Mexican War. The pale horse pictured was Taylor's favorite, "Whitey." It would later graze on the White House lawn and eventually be buried near his master. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Location. 30° 27.217′ N, 91° 11.376′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on Lafayette Street west of North 3rd Street, 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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort San Carlos (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort San Carlos (about 400 feet away); The Mississippi River (about 400 feet away); Pentagon Barracks (about 500 feet away); Zachary Taylor (about 600 feet away); Pentagon Buildings (about 700 feet away); Old Arsenal Museum (about 700 feet away); Ole War Skule (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
More about this marker. Marker is number 1 of 10 of a series of walking tour markers
Zachary Taylor Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
2. Zachary Taylor Home Site Marker
on the Louisiana State Capitol grounds.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USPoliticsWar, Mexican-American
 
Zachary Taylor Mausoleum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 6, 1997
3. Zachary Taylor Mausoleum
Zachary Taylor is buried in Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville KY.
Zachary Taylor Home Site Marker image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
4. Zachary Taylor Home Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2015. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2015.   3. submitted on March 2, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   4. submitted on August 28, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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