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Marksville in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hypolite Bordelon House

 
 
Hypolite Bordelon House Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
1. Hypolite Bordelon House Marker
Inscription. This c. 1820 Creole house is typical of the dwellings of early Avoyelles Parish families. The Bordelon family, who built the house, was one of the parish's pioneer families. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
 
Erected 1981 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour marker series.
 
Location. 31° 7.541′ N, 92° 4.354′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Tunica Drive West (State Highway 1) and Cottage Street, on the right when traveling west on Tunica Drive West. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 242 Tunica Dr W., Marksville LA 71351, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Edwards Plantation Home Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Gremillion-Degrusha Home (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); German Prisoner of War Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Watts-Dupuy-Scallan Home (approx. mile away); Gardiner-Laborde Home
Hypolite Bordelon House Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
2. Hypolite Bordelon House Marker
(approx. mile away); Marksville Race Track Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Joseph Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Presentation Convent Chapel (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marksville.
 
Regarding Hypolite Bordelon House. The house now is a museum and serves as the Marksville Chamber of Commerce Tourism center. Not sure of the hours of operation.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Hypolite Bordelon House image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
3. Hypolite Bordelon House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2016. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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