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Tallulah in Madison Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Tallulah

 
 
Tallulah Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. Tallulah Marker
Inscription. Tallulah was founded in 1857. In 1862 it was an important telegraph and railroad station on the Vicksburg, Shreveport, and Texas Railroad. On August 18, 1862, the depot, telegraph office, and several cars were destroyed by a small detachment of Federal troops under Col. W.D. Bowen. The depot contained a large amount of sugar and supplies for the Confederate Army.
 
Location. 32° 24.465′ N, 91° 11.237′ W. Marker is in Tallulah, Louisiana, in Madison Parish. Marker is at the intersection of North Cedar Street (U.S. 65) and Depot Street, on the right when traveling south on North Cedar Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North Cedar Street, Tallulah LA 71282, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Madison Parish Confederate Monument (a few steps from this marker); Scottland Plantation House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Schicker Mound (approx. 0.6 miles away); Burning of Richmond (approx. 2.1 miles away); Skirmish at Richmond (approx. 2.1 miles away); Crescent Plantation (approx. 3 miles away); Battle of Millikenís Bend (approx. 4.3 miles away); Fitzhugh Mounds (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tallulah.
 
Also see . . .
Talulah Marker & Parish Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
2. Talulah Marker & Parish Courthouse
 Wikipedia article on Tallulah Louisiana. (Submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Talulah Marker & nearby railroad tracks. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
3. Talulah Marker & nearby railroad tracks.
View looking west on Depot Street at tracks. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
4. View looking west on Depot Street at tracks.
The view north on U.S. 65 image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
5. The view north on U.S. 65
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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