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Jackson in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Jackson

 
 
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By Jeff Lovorn, December 7, 2015
1. Jackson Marker
Inscription. Founded as seat of justice for Feliciana Parish, 1815. College of Louisiana founded here, 1825. Became Centenary College, 1845. State insane asylum founded here, 1847. Historic district on National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected 1982 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Location. 30° 50.228′ N, 91° 12.964′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Louisiana, in East Feliciana Parish. Marker is on Charter Street (State Highway 10) east of Church Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson LA 70748, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Republic of West Florida (here, next to this marker); Battle of Jackson (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Feliciana Courthouse (about 700 feet away); Feliciana Courthouse (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Jackson (about 700 feet away); Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burial Site of Lt. Col. John C. McKowen (approx. 0.2 miles away); First European Settlers (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Categories. EducationSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2016, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 208 times since then and 43 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 2, 2016, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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