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Historical Markers and War Memorials in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

 
Clickable Map of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg East Baton Rouge Parish, LA (423) Ascension Parish, LA (63) East Feliciana Parish, LA (55) Iberville Parish, LA (31) Livingston Parish, LA (24) St. Helena Parish, LA (7) West Baton Rouge Parish, LA (40)  EastBatonRougeParish(423) East Baton Rouge Parish (423)  AscensionParish(63) Ascension Parish (63)  EastFelicianaParish(55) East Feliciana Parish (55)  IbervilleParish(31) Iberville Parish (31)  LivingstonParish(24) Livingston Parish (24)  St.HelenaParish(7) St. Helena Parish (7)  WestBatonRougeParish(40) West Baton Rouge Parish (40)
Baton Rouge is the parish seat for East Baton Rouge Parish
Adjacent to East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
      Ascension Parish (63)  
      East Feliciana Parish (55)  
      Iberville Parish (31)  
      Livingston Parish (24)  
      St. Helena Parish (7)  
      West Baton Rouge Parish (40)  
 
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1Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baker — Town Of Baker
Baker was one of the original stations on the Mississippi Valley Railroad in 1884, and a post office was established here in 1888. Much of the town is on the site of the former Baker Plantation owned by Josephus Baker between 1845 and 1851. Good . . . Map (db m91989) HM
2Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — "Hill of the Fountains"
The Highland Ridge which borders Bayou Fountain and extends to Ward's Creek was settled as early as 1784 by predominantly German and Acadian folk through Spanish land grants. Be it recorded here that the names of early settlers to "The Highlands" . . . Map (db m143779) HM
3Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 12 — 18th Century Style Sugar House
This building is a representation of a small eighteenth century sugar house employing the open-kettle process developed in the West Indies. It was built to show the style of old sugar houses pre-1820 when they were replaced by sugar factories. This . . . Map (db m112083) HM
4Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 1935 SEC Champions
Overall Record:9-2 | SEC Record: 5-0 Head Coach Bernie Moore LSU great Abe Mickal and freshman sensation Gaynell "Gus" Tinsley led the 1935 Tigers to an undefeated SEC record. LSU fell to Rice in the season opener but did not lose again in the . . . Map (db m98765) HM
5Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 1936 SEC Champions
Overall Record: 9-1-1| SEC Record; 6-0 Head Coach Bernie Moore After going 1-1 to open the season, Bernie Moore's Tigers did not lose again for the remainder of the regular season. LSU's high powered offense, led by Gaynell "Gus" Tinsley and . . . Map (db m98763) HM
6Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 1958 National Champions
Overall Record: 11-0 | SEC Record 6-0 Head Coach Paul Dietzel The legendary 1958 team compiled LSU's first perfect season since 1908 and became the first squad in school history to win the national title. Looking to build on a previous season . . . Map (db m98288) HM
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7Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 1958 SEC Champions
Overall Record: 11-0 | SEC Record: 6-0 Head Coach Paul Dietzel The legendary 1958 team compiled LSU's first perfect season since 1908 and became the first squad in school history to win the national title. Looking to build on a previous season . . . Map (db m99199) HM
8Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 1961 SEC Champions
Overall Record: 10-1 | SEC Record: 6-0 Head Coach Paul Dietzel LSU did not let a season opening loss to Rice spoil a tremendous year for the Tigers on the gridiron. Over the final nine games, LSU allowed a measly 30 points, with 14 of those . . . Map (db m99196) HM
9Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 1970 SEC Champions
Overall Record: 9-3 | SEC Record: 5-0 Head Coach Charles Mcclendon LSU won seven of its first eight games including a victory at Auburn over future Heisman Trophy winner Pat Sullivan, and a win in Birmingham over Alabama, the Tigers' second . . . Map (db m99249) HM
10Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 1986 SEC Champions
Overall Record: 9-3 | SEC Record: 5-1 Head Coach Bill Arnsparger The 1986 season got off to a flying start for LSU with an upset of Texas A&M before a shocking loss to Miami of Ohio. After that temporary setback, LSU began to roll behind . . . Map (db m99231) HM
11Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 1988 SEC Champions
Overall Record: 8-4 | SEC Record: 6-1 Head Coach Mike Archer The Tigers looked like champions early by thrashing Texas A&M then taking LSU's first win ever in Knoxville with a rout of Tennessee. After setbacks in road games at Ohio State and . . . Map (db m99327) HM
12Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 1991 National Champions — Tigers
LSU captured their first national championship in 1991 with a record-setting performance at the College World Series. The Tigers, who defeated Wichita State, 6-3, in the title game, established CWS marks for home runs (nine), runs per game (12), . . . Map (db m97632) HM
13Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 1993 National Champions — Tigers
LSU won its second NCAA title in three years with an 8-0 victory over Wichita State in the College World Series final. Freshman right-hander Brett Laxton established a CWS championship-game record with 16 strikeouts in the contest. The 1993 . . . Map (db m97730) HM
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14Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 1996 National Champions — Tigers
Second baseman Warren Morris belted a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Tigers to a thrilling 9-8 College World Series title game win over Miami (Fla). Morris' dramatic dinger was his only home run of the season, as he had . . . Map (db m97772) HM
15Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 1997 National Champions — Tigers
LSU claimed its fourth NCAA title as the Tigers overwhelmed Alabama,13-6, in the College World Series final. LSU became the first school to win back-to-back national championships since Stanford in 1987-88. The Tigers completed the year with a 57-13 . . . Map (db m97855) HM
16Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 2000 National Champions — Tigers
The 2000 Tigers recorded a 52-17 mark, including a perfect 13-0 post-season record. LSU won the SEC tournament with four straight wins, and the Tigers raced to a 9-0 mark in the NCAA Tournament. The Tigers captured the national title with a . . . Map (db m97871) HM
17Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 2001 SEC Champions
Overall Record: 10-3 | SEC Record: 5-3 Head Coach Nick Saban The Tigers got off to a flying start in 2001 with home victories over Tulane and Utah State before the terrorist attacks of September 11 postponed LSU's SEC opener against Auburn. . . . Map (db m99355) HM
18Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 2003 National Champions
Overall Record:13-1 | SEC Record: 7-1 Head Coach Nick Saban LSU entered the 2003 football season with a potent offense and the potential for a dominant defense. The Tigers ranked 15th in pre-season polls, but question marks were aplenty . . . Map (db m98403) HM
19Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 2003 SEC Champions
Overall Record: 13-1 | SEC Record: 7-1 Head Coach Nick Saban LSU entered the 2003 football season with a potent offense and the potential for a dominant defense and the Tigers started quickly as LSU opened the season with a 5-0 record . . . Map (db m99360) HM
20Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 2007 National Champions
Overall Record: 12-2 | SEC Record: 6-2 Head Coach Les Miles Third-year coach Les Miles and the 2007 LSU Tigers looked to build on the momentum from the two previous seasons, each of which produced 11 wins. The Tigers posted a 6-2 SEC record, . . . Map (db m98525) HM
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21Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 2007 SEC Champions
Overall Record: 12-2 | SEC Record; 6-2 Head Coach Les Miles The 2007 LSU Tigers built on the momentum of the two previous seasons, each of which produced at least 11 wins, by posting a 6-2 league record en route to the SEC title. Led by three . . . Map (db m99356) HM
22Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 2009 National Champions — Tigers
The 2009 Tigers claimed LSU's sixth College world Series title, posting a 56-17 overall record, including a 10-1 mark in NCAA Tournament competition. The '09 season was a magnificent year that began with LSU ranked No. 1 in the polls and ended . . . Map (db m98049) HM
23Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 2011 SEC Champions
Overall Record: 13-1 | SEC Record: 8-0 Head Coach Les Miles LSU produced perhaps the greatest regular season in school history and one of the finest in all of the annals of college football as the Tigers blitzed to a 13-0 mark, a perfect 8-0 . . . Map (db m99358) HM
24Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 2019 National Champions — Overall Record: 15-0| SEC Record: 8-0 — Head Coach: Ed Orgeron —
LSU's 2019 season finished as perhaps the greatest in college football history. With a record seven wins over top-10 opponents, four wins over top-five opponents, and victories over the previous two national champions and the champions of the . . . Map (db m152231) HM
25Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 2019 SEC Champions — Overall Record: 15-0| SEC Record: 8-0 — Head Coach: Ed Orgeron —
As a prelude to the 2019 National Championship, top-ranked LSU won its 12th league title with an emphatic 37-10 victory over No. 4 Georgia in the SEC Championship Game. The Tigers represented the SEC Western Division after finishing a daunting . . . Map (db m152239) HM
26Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — A Bench By The Road
There is no place you or I can go, to think about or not think about, to summon the presences of, or recollect the absences of slaves; nothing that reminds us of the ones who made the journey and of those who did not make it. There is no . . . Map (db m117112) HM
27Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — A National Cemetery System
Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 and April 1865. As the death toll rose, the US. government struggled with the urge but unplanned need to bury fallen Union . . . Map (db m191260) HM
28Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — A-7E Corsair II
Wingspan ...........38 Feet 9 Inches Length .........46 Feet 15 Inches Height .......... 16 Feet 2 Inches Empty Weight .......... 19,127 Pounds Maxium Weight .........42,000 Pounds Powerplant......... One 15,000 lbst Allison TF41-a-2 Turbofan . . . Map (db m96567) WM
29Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 3 — Acadian House
The Acadian House was constructed on museum property in 1975. It was built from cypress lumber that was originally part of an old mule barn dismantled at Rapidan Plantation in St. James Parish.The frame was built in the mortise-and-tenon . . . Map (db m134472) HM
30Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Aeneas Williams — 1989-1991 — Football —
A native of New Orleans, Aeneas Williams arrived at Southern University after turning down an Ivy League scholarship to Dartmouth College. Williams joined the SU Football program during his junior year and tied for the NCAA record in . . . Map (db m202249) HM
31Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Alan Faneca — Offensive Guard
A dominating blocker, he was LSU's first Outland Trophy finalist and won the Jacobs Trophy as the SEC's best blocker. A 1997 All-American, he anchored an offensive line that led LSU to two SEC rushing titles. After his junior year he was picked by . . . Map (db m106079) HM
32Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Albert Florestan Aucoin — 1821-1863
Confederate soldier, Bynum's Co., 9th La. Batt. Survived the rigors of siege of Port Hudson, returned to his Highland Road Home, only to be killed by a stray bullet while asleep on his bed. Gravesite lost.Map (db m143692) HM
33Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Albert Richardson — Linebacker
A leader on one of the most suffocating defensive units in school history in 1982, he was a big-play maker from his inside linebacker position. He once recorded 21 tackles in a single game. By the time he left LSU, he held school records for most . . . Map (db m105879) HM
34Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Ali Highsmith — Linebacker
A three year starter, he earned All-American and All-SEC honors his senior season.He played a key role for an LSU defense that ranked among the top 10 in the nation in three categories and he was twice a Butkus Award semifinalist. In his senior . . . Map (db m107492) HM
35Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Alvin Batiste — 1932-2007
Considered one of the founders of the modern jazz scene, Alvin Batiste was an avant garde jazz clarinetist and educator. He shared his wisdom and musicianship with numerous students through the Batiste Jazz Institute at Southern University in Baton . . . Map (db m96601) HM
36Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Anthony McFarland — Noseguard
One of LSU's most outstanding and colorful linemen, he was named All-American and All-SEC as a senior in 1998. A four-year starter, he finished his career among LSU's career leaders in quarterback sacks with 17. A first round NFL draft pick by . . . Map (db m106142) HM
37Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Anthony Peniston — 1796-1826
From New Orleans newspaper, ARGUS, on 8-14-1826: Baton Rouge, Aug. 9, 1826, 4 P.M. We stop the press to announce the death of MR. ANTHONY PENISTON who died this moment, his death occasioned by a stab of a poignard. He survived the blow but ten . . . Map (db m143868) HM
38Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Armando Rios — Outfielder • Carolina, Puerto Rico — 1991-93 —
All-Time Alex Box Stadium Team Omaha Era CWS All-Tournament Team, 1993Map (db m189316) HM
39Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Arsenal Museum
This building, erected c. 1835 as a powder magazine for a U.S. Army Post and Arsenal which used this area from 1810-1885, except in 1861-1862 when held by the Confederacy. In 1962 this building was restored and the museum established.Map (db m113860) HM
40Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Avery Johnson — 1986-1988 — Basketball —
Avery Johnson arrived at Southern University eager to prove he belonged as a Division I athlete. After news of Johnson humbling members of the varsity squad in an on-campus pickup game reached head coach Ben Jobe, the St. Augustine High School . . . Map (db m200148) HM
41Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — AW "Ace" Mumford — 1936-1961 — Football —
For 25 years, Arnett "Ace” W. Mumford led Southern University to a 169-57-14 record, 11 SWAC titles, and five Black College national titles. He produced 35 All-Americans in that time span and is widely revered as a phenomenal teacher . . . Map (db m199300) HM
42Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 8 — Bagatelle Kitchen — c. 1840
The kitchen was built c. 1840 on Bagatelle Plantation near Union, Louisiana. It served as a kitchen originally but was later converted to a schoolhouse that was run by 3 of the Tureaud sisters. The building was changed back to a kitchen upon being . . . Map (db m112095) HM
43Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Baron Keith Jackson
In Memory of Baron Keith Jackson A Southern Lab Graduate who set a national football record in high school with 62 interceptions; was a freshman All American at the University of Pittsburgh and completed his collegiate career at Southern . . . Map (db m199492) HM
44Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Baton Rouge
Capitale de l'ιtat. Nommιe par Iberville en 1699 d'aprθs le nom indien Iti Humma ou "Baton Rouge". Village fondι en 1721. Passι sous le contrτle des Anglais de 1763 ΰ 1779 et des Espagnols de 1779 ΰ 1810. Il faisait partie de la Rιpublique de la . . . Map (db m85652) HM
45Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Baton Rouge Confederate Monument — Reported permanently removed
Erected by the men and women of East and West Baton Rouge to perpetuate the heroism and patriotic devotion of the noble soldiers from the two parishes who wore the gray and crossed the river with their immortal leaders to rest under the shade of the . . . Map (db m92984) WM
46Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Baton Rouge High School — Founded 1880
1880-1900 200 St. Louis St. 1900-1912 900 Convention St. 1912-1927 1100 Florida St. 1927-Present 2825 Government St. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places -1986. Presented by B.R.H.S. Alumni Association Founded . . . Map (db m88562) HM
47Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Baton Rouge Lakes — City Park Lakes — Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail —
The idea to create lakes from the old Perkins Swamp originated in a Chamber of Commerce meeting in 1933, when thousands of men needed work and the relocation of the LSU campus had created momentum for growth of the city southward.The Baton . . . Map (db m111270) HM
48Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Baton Rouge National Cemetery
Civil War Baton Rouge Control of the Mississippi River and New Orleans was vital to the Union war effort. In April 1862, Union gunboats steamed up the river. The vessels evaded the guns of Confederate-held forts located below New Orleans, . . . Map (db m131637) HM
49Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Battle of Baton Rouge
On September 21, 1779 Col. Dickson commanding the British post at Baton Rouge Surrendered to Gov. Galvez and his American Allies.This tablet commemorates this One battle of the American Revolution On Louisiana soil And is placed here By The . . . Map (db m121370) HM
50Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Battle of Baton Rouge (1779)
To honor and commemorate the men who fought in the Battle of Baton Rouge in the War of the American Revolution September 1779 Which was the only battle of this war fought outside of the original Thirteen Colonies. Placed by the Baton . . . Map (db m131133) HM WM
51Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Battle Of Baton Rouge, 1862
On August 3, 1862, Confederate troops from Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Louisiana under General John C. Breckinridge attacked from the east in an unsuccessful attempt to dislodge Union forces holding the city. Casualties were . . . Map (db m85663) HM
52Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Bayou Fountain — Highland Road Community Park — Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail —
Bayou Fountain was once connected to the Mississippi River when springtime flooding flowed over the natural levees just below downtown Baton Rouge, entering the swamps to the east of the river. Bayou is a word used frequently to describe . . . Map (db m111819) HM
53Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Bayou Manchac — (Iberville River)
It marked the boundary between areas possessed by Great Britain and Spain 1763-1779, and Spain and the United States 1803-1810.Map (db m85830) HM
54Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — BCS National Championship — January 7, 2008 — LSU 38, Ohio State 24 —
Matt Flynn tied a school-record with four TD passes as LSU overcame an early 10-0 deficit to post a 38-24 win over top-ranked Ohio State in the BCS National Championship Game in New Orleans. The victory capped-a 12-2 season for the Tigers as . . . Map (db m144708) HM
55Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Beauregard Town
In 1806 Elias Beauregard commissioned Ira C. Kneeland to subdivide his plantation and sold lots at public auction. Baton Rouge's first large real estate project, bounded by North, South and East Boulevards and the river, was centered around a . . . Map (db m85064) HM
56Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Beauregard Town — Established in 1806
Beauregard Town founder Elias Toutant Beauregard was a retired military officer from New Orleans who became fascinated by neighborhood development. After buying a large parcel of land in Baton Rouge, Beauregard envisioned a community that would . . . Map (db m98527) HM
57Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Ben Jobe — 1986-1996 2001-2003 — Basketball —
Ben Jobe is revered as the architect of Southern's revolutionary offensive style basketball which earned his team the name "Runnin, Gunnin Jaguars.” In 12 years at Southern University, Ben Jobe compiled a 209-141 record, led the Jaguars to the . . . Map (db m200652) HM
58Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Ben McDonald — College Baseball Hall of Fame
A right-handed pitcher from Denham Springs, LA., Ben McDonald capped a magnificent 1989 season by receiving the Golden Spikes Award, given by the United States Baseball Federation to the nation's most outstanding amateur player. McDonald, the . . . Map (db m97773) HM
59Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Ben McDonald — Pitcher • Denham Springs, LA — 1987-89 —
All-Time Alex Box Stadium Team Omaha Era College Baseball Hall of Fame Golden Spikes Award, 1989 All-American, 1988-89Map (db m212491) HM
60Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Ben Wilkerson — Center
He was awarded the 2004 Rimington Trophy as the top center in college football and was one of the most accomplished centers in school history. In four years at LSU he helped lead the Tigers to a 33-8 mark, though his senior season was cut short by . . . Map (db m106611) HM
61Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Benjamin Parker Thomas — 1782-1835
On Sept. 24, 1810, a group of West Floridians on horseback, led by Gen. Philemon Thomas and his military aide, Col. Benj. Parker Thomas, seized the old Baton Rouge Fort, ending 30 yrs. of Spanish control of West Florida. The General's daughter . . . Map (db m92751) HM
62Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Bert Jones — Quarterback
"The Ruston Rifle" -- he had as strong an arm as any quarterback in college history. A 1972 All-American, he finished fourth in Heisman Trophy voting that year. His most notable games were a 1971 win over Notre Dame and vs. Ole Miss in 1972 when. . . . Map (db m105030) HM
63Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Bill Conti — B. 1942
Bill Conti made a lasting impression on popular culture through his film compositions. His talent for memorable melodies can be heard on the Rocky soundtrack, which brought him widespread acclaim. An alumnus of the LSU School of Music, Bill Conti's . . . Map (db m115390) HM
64Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Billy Cannon — Halfback
Perhaps the greatest player ever to don the Purple and Gold, he won the Heisman Trophy in 1959. He earned virtually every honor possible, including All-American accolades in 1958 and 1959. His 89-yard punt return in 1959 against Ole Miss is . . . Map (db m100631) HM
65Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Billy Cannon — 1959 Heisman Memorial Trophy Winner
Panel 1 Dr. Billy Cannon is among the most heralded and identifiable college football players in NCAA history and is largely responsible for the emergence of big-time football at LSU. Cannon, who was born in Mississippi and raised in Baton . . . Map (db m126129) HM
66Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Billy Truax — End
A consummate tight end, but LSU's offense in his era was geared towards the run and, consequently, his talents as a pass receiver were never exploited. It was mostly his superb blocking that earned him All-American status in 1963. He played 10 . . . Map (db m104390) HM
67Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 25 — Blacksmith Shop — c. 1840
This building was originally a double-pen slave cabin from Welham Plantation built circa 1840. Upon relocation in 1871, it was converted to a blacksmith's shop. It retains its mortise-and-tenon construction, but has been modified with a new . . . Map (db m112712) HM
68Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Bluebonnet Swamp — Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center — Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail —
Interconnectedness is an integral part of life for Bluebonnet Swamp, which helps to alleviate floods and serve as a filter for sediment and pollutants from the surrounding areas. Bluebonnet Swamp is a combination cypress-tupelo swamp and . . . Map (db m111780) HM
69Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Bob "Butterbean" Love — 1961-1965 — Basketball —
Bob Love overcame a debilitating speech impediment to become a pioneer for future Southern University basketball players to reach the NBA. As a two-time All-American and a three-time All SWAC Love finished his career as Southern's all-time . . . Map (db m202611) HM
70Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Bob Petit — LSU
Panel 1 LSU All-American - 1953-1954 First LSU Player to Have Number Retired - 1954 Member NCAA Final Four Team - 1953 SEC Champions - 1953,1954 SEC Leading Scorer - 1952, 1953, 1954 All-SEC - 1952, 1953, 1954 1,916 points - 27.4 ppg . . . Map (db m119510) HM
71Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Bobby Phills — 1987-1991 — Basketball —
From Southern Laboratory School to Southern University, and on to the NBA, Bobby Phills is largely regarded as the best 3-point shooter in Southern University history. As a senior in 1990-91, Phills led the nation with an average of 4.39 . . . Map (db m199301) HM
72Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Bogalusa to Baton Rouge March
Despite the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the struggle for equality continued. On August 10, 1967, Bogalusa civil rights activist A.Z. Young, with Robert "Bob" Hicks and Gayle Jenkins, led the march from Bogalusa to Baton Rouge where he . . . Map (db m179443) HM
73Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Brad Wing — Punter
In his first collegiate season, Brad Wing became just the second first-team All-American punter for LSU and the first since 1997. The Australian native led the SEC in percentage of punts downed inside the 20-yard line (46 percent). He allowed only . . . Map (db m107749) HM
74Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Bradie James — Linebacker
One of the most outstanding student athletes in LSU football history, as a senior he earned All-American honors and was named a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete. He finished his career ranked second in LSU history in tackles, including a . . . Map (db m100377) HM
75Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — BREC's Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
The area around the swamp was settled over 200 years ago. This 101 acre Louisiana swamp and surrounding highland terrace escarpment is preserved for education and recreation.Map (db m97685) HM
76Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Brian Johnson — 1999-2003 — Track & Field —
As a student-athlete, Johnson became only the third Southern athlete to win an indoor NCAA Division I national title when he captured the long jump crown in 2003 with a best leap of 8.28m (27-2). After overcoming an injury that ended his . . . Map (db m199583) HM
77Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Campanile — 1926 1976
"Erected as an enduring monument to memorialize Louisiana's sons and daughters who died in World War I. The memorial was funded and dedicated April 30, 1926 by General John R. McQuigg, National Commander of the American Legion"Map (db m89333) WM
78Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Cane Grinder
Stalks of hand-cut sugar cane were transported from the field to the mill in large two-wheeled cane carts drawn by mules or oxen. The stalks were then fed through the mill's grinder. As the mule or ox walked the grinder's arm around, the rollers . . . Map (db m112057) HM
79Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 5 — Capitol Building
In 1931, when Governor Huey Long commissioned America's tallest state capitol, he probably never guessed he'd be assassinated inside it four years later. Note how the structure's friezes, marble-work and statuary are as elaborate as the political . . . Map (db m88738) HM
80Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Capture of Baton Rouge by Galvez, 1779
This plaque depicts the surrender of the British fort at Baton Rouge, by Lt. Colonel Alexander Dickson to Bernardo de Galvez, Governor of Spanish Louisiana, on September 21, 1779. Also surrendered were all other British posts along the Lower . . . Map (db m85222) HM
81Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Caroline Durieux — "On The Levee" — Lithograph, 1942 —
Caroline Durieux, a well known lithographer and social artist during the 1930s and 1940s, was Director for the WPA Federal Art Project for Louisiana and a Louisiana State University professor of Fine Art. At LSU, she developed the electron print . . . Map (db m117115) HM
82Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Castro Carazo — (1895-1986)
Castro Carazo, hand-picked by Huey P. Long to head LSU's marching band, lived here where he operated a private music studio. A native of Costa Rica, Carazo wrote the music for Long's campaign song "Every Man a King" as well as the State's official . . . Map (db m179069) HM
83Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 26 — Cemetery
This cemetery is a reproduction created as an example of early cemeteries. Each gravesite features wrought-iron or stone markers that once belonged to lost or flooded cemeteries. The iron crosses are typical of Spanish-French influences. The cast . . . Map (db m114086) HM
84Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Ceremonial Indian Mound
One of a group of mounds probably constructed about A.D. 1000 during the Cole Creek culture period. Surrounded by a large village area, such mounds served as foundations for sacred buildings and as platforms for the chief to address the tribesmen. . . . Map (db m87446) HM
85Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — CFP National Championship — January 13, 2020 — LSU 42, Clemson 25 —
Head coach Ed Orgeron led top-ranked LSU to its fourth national title as the Tigers completed the most dominant season in college football history with a 42-25 win over No. 2 Clemson in the CFP National Championship Game in New . . . Map (db m152659) HM
86Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Chad Kessler — Punter
He became the first player in college football history to average over 50.0 yards per punt for a full season. He was an All-SEC pick as a sophomore and he exploded onto the national scene his senior season as the country's top punter and earned . . . Map (db m106120) HM
87Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Chad Lavalais — Defensive Tackle
He was a driving defensive force behind LSU's run to the 2003 National Championship. A finalist for both the Nagurski and Outland Awards, he earned All-American honors and was named the SEC's Defensive Player of the Year. The Sporting News named . . . Map (db m106262) HM
88Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Chad Ogea — Pitcher • Lake Charles, LA — 1989-1991 —
All-Time Alex Box Stadium Team Omaha Era All-American, 1991 All-SEC, 1990Map (db m201214) HM
89Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Charles Alexander — Tailback
One of the greatest running backs in SEC history, he was the 1977 SEC Player of the Year and finished fifth in the Heisman Trophy balloting in 1978.A two-time All-American he set nine SEC records and topped 27 LSU marks. He rushed for more than . . . Map (db m105128) HM
90Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Chellis "Mike" Chambers — Athletic Trainer — LSU Tigers 1936 —
He was largely responsible for the idea and fund raising for a live mascot for LSU. The student body, when asked to name the new tiger chanted the name "MIKE!" Tiger Mike Mascot LSU Tigers Mike is a Bengal Tiger. He stands 7 feet tall, . . . Map (db m93974) HM
91Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Chick-Fil-A Bowl — December 31, 2008 — LSU 38, Georgia Tech 3 —
LSU'S defense shut down Georgia Tech's triple-option attack and the Tiger offense was nearly flawless in a 38-3 win in the Chick-fil-A Bowl in Atlanta. Jordan Jefferson was named the offensive MVP, throwing for 142 yards and a score, while . . . Map (db m144889) HM
92Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl / CFP National Semifinal — December 28, 2019 — LSU 63, Oklahoma 28 —
LSU, behind record-setting quarterback Joe Burrow, advanced to the CFP National Championship Game with a dominant 63-28 win over No. 4 Oklahoma in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta. Burrow set an SEC record by accounting for eight . . . Map (db m154728) HM
93Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Citrus Bowl — December 31, 2016 — LSU 29, Louisville 9 —
LSU had eight sacks and held Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson without a touchdown for the first time in 17 games, as the Tigers beat Louisville in the 2016 Citrus Bowl, 29-9, in Orlando. Offensively, LSU was led by sophomore running back . . . Map (db m146351) HM
94Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Civil War Battle
Colonel Henry Watkins Allen, later governor of Confederate Louisiana, was severely wounded near here in the Battle Of Baton Rouge, August 5, 1862. He fell while leading his Louisiana brigade against the Indiana battery in position on Government near . . . Map (db m86585) HM
95Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Civil War Battle of Baton Rouge — 1862
On August 5, 1862, Confederate Divisions of Generals Charles C. Clark and Donald Ruggles under General John C. Breckinridge attacked Federal forces of General Thomas Williams among the tent camps of the 21st Indiana and 7th Vermont Regiments. . . . Map (db m43075) HM
96Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Civil War Cannons
These Cannons Fired At Fort Sumter And Presented To University By General W.T. Sherman After The Civil WarMap (db m104456) HM
97Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Claude Wroten — Defensive Tackle
Considered one of the most dominant defensive linemen in college football in 2005, he teamed with Kyle Williams to give LSU a pair of All-America defensive tackles. A junior college transfer who played two years for the Tigers, he also earned . . . Map (db m106653) HM
98Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 13 — College Grove Baptist Church — c. 1870
The church was built in the Gothic Revival Style and exemplifies the style's basic elements: a central aisle, a three-sided apse, and modified lancet windows and doors. The windows are of painted, rather than stained, glass, which was a custom . . . Map (db m112100) HM
99Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — 27 — Commissary — c. 1850
The Commissary was originally built in 1850 as an extension to an older building at Welham Plantation that acted as a port for shipping and receiving supplies along the Mississippi River. This building was constructed in the Classical Revival . . . Map (db m112783) HM
100Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Baton Rouge — Congregation B'Nai Israel — 1858-2008 — Sesquicentennial —
This site was purchased by the organizers of what is today Congregation B'Nai Israel, one of the oldest Reform Jewish congregations in America. The earliest records of the congregation date to 1858. The original charter stated the Congregation's . . . Map (db m98268) HM

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