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

Campanile

1926 1976

 
 
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1. Campanile Marker
Inscription. "Erected as an enduring monument to memorialize Louisiana's sons and daughters who died in World War I. The memorial was funded and dedicated April 30, 1926 by General John R. McQuigg, National Commander of the American Legion"
 
Erected 1976.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
 
Location. 30° 24.866′ N, 91° 10.729′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from Tower Drive south of Dalrymple Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the left side of front entrance to the LSU Memorial Bell Tower. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70803, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Louisiana State University (here, next to this marker); Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College (within shouting distance of this marker); Louisiana State Seminary of Learning Foundation Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Land Grant College / Sea Grant College (within shouting distance of
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October 3, 2015
2. Campanile Marker
this marker); Troy H. Middleton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); LSU Campus Mounds (approx. 0.2 miles away); Steve Van Buren (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jim Taylor (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
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October 3, 2015
3. Campanile
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2015. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 4, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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