“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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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 The 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. Touch for directions.
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
Highland Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
February 26, 2016
2. Highland Cemetery Marker
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 (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 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 240 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 5, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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