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

Abita Springs

 
 
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October 14, 2016
1. Abita Springs Marker
Inscription. Old Choctaw village which derived name from nearby medicinal springs. Last Choctaw burial and execution grounds, used until about 1880, located nearby.
 
Erected 1963 by The Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Location. 30° 28.772′ N, 90° 2.262′ W. Marker is in Abita Springs, Louisiana, in Saint Tammany Parish. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 59/36 and Main Street, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 59/36. Touch for map. Northwest corner of intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Abita Springs LA 70420, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walker Percy (approx. 3.2 miles away); Columbia Street Landing (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Covington Bank and Trust Building (approx. 3.4 miles away); Covington (approx. 3.4 miles away); Public "Ox Lot" Parking (approx. 3.4 miles away); Courthouse Square and Historic Oaks (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Southern Hotel (approx. 3 miles away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 3 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Abita Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
October 14, 2016
2. Abita Springs Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2016. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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