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Akers in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Pass Manchac

 
 
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January 7, 2016
1. Pass Manchac Marker
Inscription. S. boundary of Tangipahoa Parish. Part of line dividing Isle of Orleans from Florida Parishes. Boundary between Br. West Florida and Spanish La., 1763-83; Spanish West Florida and French La., 1803; U.S. and Spanish West Florida, 1803-10.
 
Erected 1975 by Tangipahoa Parish Police Jury.
 
Location. 30° 17.427′ N, 90° 24.127′ W. Marker is in Akers, Louisiana, in Tangipahoa Parish. Marker is on Old U.S. 51 half a mile south of Mary Reno Lane, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at the Manchac/Akers exit 15 of Interstate 55. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30160 Old US-51, Akers LA 70421, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. USS Ponchatoula Memorial (approx. 10 miles away); Ponchatoula Depot (approx. 10 miles away); PFC Raymond "Mike" Clausen, Jr. (approx. 10.7 miles away); Springfield (approx. 13 miles away); Springfield's Role in West Florida Revolution (approx. 13 miles away); Springfield Cemetery Cannon (approx. 13.2 miles away); Carter Plantation (approx. 13 miles away); Haynes Settlement (approx. 14 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Links to Manchac Pass Lighthouse.
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January 7, 2016
2. Pass Manchac Marker
Site has location pictures of the lighthouse about 0.7 miles east of Manchac Pass on Google maps with link to photo gallery. (Submitted on February 21, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.) 

2. Pass Manchac Light. Bottom of Site shows the Pass Manchac Lighthouse Lantern Room is located in Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum, in Madisonville. (Submitted on February 21, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Pass Manchac Marker image. Click for full size.
January 7, 2016
3. Pass Manchac Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2016. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 8, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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