“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Montpelier in Saint Helena Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)


Montpelier Marker image. Click for full size.
May 20, 2016
1. Montpelier Marker
Inscription.  Parish seat from 1812-1832. Land office - a clearinghouse for public lands between the Mississippi and the Pearl Rivers 1812-1837. Montpelier Academy 1833-1840. Early post office St. Helena 1814-1859. Connected to Natchez Trace.
Erected 1976 by St Helena Bicentennial Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
Location. 30° 40.89′ N, 90° 39.474′ W. Marker is in Montpelier, Louisiana, in Saint Helena Parish. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 16 and Eli Lane, on the left when traveling east on State Highway 16. Touch for map. Located in front of the new Montpelier Town Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 36310 Highway 16, Amite LA 70422, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. 6 miles away); Church of the Incarnation (approx. 9 miles away); Independence (approx. 9.9 miles away); Blythewood Plantation
Montpelier Marker image. Click for full size.
May 20, 2016
2. Montpelier Marker
(approx. 10.1 miles away); Greater Greensburg Veteran's War Memorial (approx. 10.2 miles away); Greensburg Land Office (approx. 10.2 miles away); Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 10.2 miles away); William Kendrick Square (approx. 10.2 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2016. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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