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

The Hill Memorial Library Columns

 
 
The Hill Memorial Library Columns Marker image. Click for full size.
February 5, 2016
1. The Hill Memorial Library Columns Marker
Inscription. These marble columns graced the entrance to the Hill Memorial Library which was given to L.S.U. in 1902 by John Hill, Sr. in memory of his son John Hill, Jr. Thousands of students and faculty members passed between the columns until the structure was razed in 1956 to make way for the new State Library building.
 
Location. 30° 24.72′ N, 91° 6.959′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from Essen Lane (State Highway 3064) south of Interstate 10, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at the entrance to the LSU Rural Life Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge LA 70809, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Uncle Jack (here, next to this marker); Stoker Barn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dog-Trot House (about 400 feet away); Stoner/Athens Cabin (about 400 feet away); Pigeonnier (about 500 feet away); Oak Ridge, Louisiana Jail (about 500 feet away); Germain Bergeron House (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
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The Hill Memorial Library Columns Marker image. Click for full size.
February 5, 2016
2. The Hill Memorial Library Columns Marker
The Hill Memorial Library Columns image. Click for full size.
February 5, 2016
3. The Hill Memorial Library Columns
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2016. This page has been viewed 283 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 13, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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