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

Third Parish Courthouse


Third Parish Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
September 5, 2015
1. Third Parish Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Site of third West Baton Rouge Parish Courthouse. Saved by the efforts of the West Baton Rouge Garden & Civic Club, who established the first library on the 2nd floor of this building July 11, 1933. After partial demolition in 1957 Clerk of Court’s records vault opened as the West Baton Rouge Museum in 1970. In honor of 75 years service by the oldest civic organization in West Baton Rouge Parish.
Erected 2003 by West Baton Rouge Parish Council.
Location. 30° 27.617′ N, 91° 12.372′ W. Marker is in Port Allen, Louisiana, in West Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on North Jefferson Avenue near Courthouse Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Building is now the West Baton Rouge Museum. Marker is in front of building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 845 N Jefferson Ave, Port Allen LA 70767, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gear from Cinclare Mill (here, next to this marker); Port Allen Prisoner-Of-War Sub-Camp No. 7 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); West Baton Rouge Parish Bicentennial (approx. ¼ mile away); Port Allen High School (1936-1978) / Port Allen Middle School (1979-Present)
Third Parish Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
September 5, 2015
2. Third Parish Courthouse Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); Mississippi River (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mississippi River Old Ferry Landing (approx. 0.6 miles away); Louisiana Purchase - West Baton Rouge Early History (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named The Mississippi River (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Allen.
Also see . . .  West Baton Rouge Museum. (Submitted on September 8, 2015.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2015. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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