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Mandeville in Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Battle of Lake Pontchartrain

 
 
Battle of Lake Pontchartrain Marker image. Click for full size.
October 14, 2016
1. Battle of Lake Pontchartrain Marker
Inscription. On October 16, 1779, the British living between "Bayou La Combe and the River Tanchipaho," surrendered to Captain William Pickles who had won a naval battle off this shore on September 10, 1779, and thereby ended the Revolutionary War in Louisiana.
 
Erected by City of Mandeville & Mandeville Bicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 30° 20.944′ N, 90° 3.616′ W. Marker is in Mandeville, Louisiana, in Saint Tammany Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Jackson Avenue and Lakeshore Drive, on the right when traveling west on Jackson Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 Jackson Ave, Mandeville LA 70448, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Our Lady Of The Lake Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sugar Mill Operation (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fontainebleau Plantation Sugar Mill (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge (approx. 2.3 miles away); Lake Pontchartrain Causeway (approx. 2.3 miles away); West Florida Republic and St. Tammany Parish (approx. 4.8 miles away); Steam Powered "Groundhog" Sawmill (approx. 6.4 miles away); Madisonville (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mandeville.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Battle of Lake Pontchartrain Marker image. Click for full size.
October 14, 2016
2. Battle of Lake Pontchartrain Marker
A view of Lake Pontchartrain from the marker location image. Click for full size.
October 14, 2016
3. A view of Lake Pontchartrain from the marker location
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2016. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 19, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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