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

Thirty-First Parallel

 
 
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January 7, 2016
1. Thirty-First Parallel Marker
Inscription. N. boundary of Tangipahoa Parish. Line established by Pinckney Treaty, Oct. 27, 1795, dividing southern United States and Spanish West Florida. Recognized U.S. claim dating back to American Revolution, 1783.
 
Erected 1975 by Tangipahoa Parish Police Jury.
 
Location. 30° 59.043′ N, 90° 30.592′ W. Marker is in Kentwood, Louisiana, in Tangipahoa Parish. Marker is on Interstate 55 at milepost 1, one mile south of State Line, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at the I-55 Louisiana Welcome Center grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Kentwood LA 70444, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roncal (approx. 1.6 miles away); T. Tommy Cutrer (approx. 2.4 miles away in Mississippi); Camp Moore #5 (approx. 6.8 miles away); Camp Moore #6 (approx. 6.8 miles away); Camp Moore #3 (approx. 6.8 miles away); Camp Moore Confederate Cemetery (approx. 6.8 miles away); Camp Moore Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. 6.8 miles away); Camp Moore #4 (approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Thirty-First Parallel Marker image. Click for full size.
January 7, 2016
2. Thirty-First Parallel Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2016. This page has been viewed 259 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on January 11, 2016. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 8, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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