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

Highland Cemetery

 
 
Highland Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
February 26, 2016
1. Highland Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Oldest surviving cemetery in Baton Rouge. Dedicated by George Garig as a burial ground in 1813 and deeded to St. Joseph Roman Catholic Parish in 1819. This cemetery holds the remains of American Revolutionary War soldiers Armand Duplantier and Pierre Joseph de Favrot and their descendants as well as many veterans of the War of 1812.
 
Erected 2004 by Isaac Monet Chapter - Louisiana Society National Society of Dames XVII Century.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 30° 24.298′ N, 91° 10.329′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from Oxford Avenue 0.1 miles south of East Parker Boulevard, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70808, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. March Of Galvez (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
Highland Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
February 26, 2016
2. Highland Cemetery Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); John Baptiste Kleinpeter (within shouting distance of this marker); Delta Zeta Sorority (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil War Cannons (approx. 0.7 miles away); Distinguished Cadets (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Highland Cemetery. (Submitted on March 7, 2016.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 5, 2016. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 5, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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