Marksville in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
The First Bowie Knife
Erected 1980 by The Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour marker series.
Location. 31° 7.641′ N, 92° 3.96′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on North Main Street (State Highway 107/115) north of East Mark Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 N Main Street, Marksville LA 71351, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin (a few steps from this marker); Fort De Russy (a few steps from this marker); Solomon Northup, "Twelve Years a Slave" (a few steps from this marker); Laborde Building (a few steps from this marker); Founding Of Marksville (within shouting distance of Bailey Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); J. Horace Ducote Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis P. Roy, Sr. Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marksville.
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2016. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.