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

March Of Galvez

 
 
March Of Galvez Marker image. Click for full size.
February 26, 2016
1. March Of Galvez Marker
Inscription. Not far from here is the route taken from Manchac to Baton Rouge by the Spanish forces of Bernardo de Galvez in Sept. 1779 in their historic ouster of the British from this territory and the beginning of 30 yrs. of Spanish Domination, 1779-1809. Buried here is at least one participant and many descendants.
 
Location. 30° 24.301′ N, 91° 10.327′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Amherst Avenue and Emory Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in the Highland Cemetery. The entrance to the cemetery is through College Town Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 Amherst Avenue, Baton Rouge LA 70808, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Highland Cemetery (here, next to this marker); George Garig (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Parker Thomas (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Highland Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); John Baptiste Kleinpeter (within shouting distance of this marker); Louisiana State University & Surrounding Area
March Of Galvez Marker image. Click for full size.
February 26, 2016
2. March Of Galvez Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); University Lakes & Bird Sanctuary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Delta Zeta Sorority (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Highland Cemetery. (Submitted on March 4, 2016.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 3, 2016. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 3, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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