“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Hammond, Louisiana

Clickable Map of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Tangipahoa Parish, LA (32) Jefferson Parish, LA (90) Livingston Parish, LA (24) St. Charles Parish, LA (19) St. Helena Parish, LA (7) St. John the Baptist Parish, LA (16) St. Tammany Parish, LA (51) Washington Parish, LA (12) Amite County, MS (15) Pike County, MS (31)  TangipahoaParish(32) Tangipahoa Parish (32)  JeffersonParish(90) Jefferson Parish (90)  LivingstonParish(24) Livingston Parish (24)  St.CharlesParish(19) St. Charles Parish (19)  St.HelenaParish(7) St. Helena Parish (7)  St.JohntheBaptistParish(16) St. John the Baptist Parish (16)  St.TammanyParish(51) St. Tammany Parish (51)  WashingtonParish(12) Washington Parish (12)  AmiteCountyMississippi(15) Amite County (15)  PikeCounty(31) Pike County (31)
Amite City is the parish seat for Tangipahoa Parish
Hammond is in Tangipahoa Parish
      Tangipahoa Parish (32)  
      Jefferson Parish (90)  
      Livingston Parish (24)  
      St. Charles Parish (19)  
      St. Helena Parish (7)  
      St. John the Baptist Parish (16)  
      St. Tammany Parish (51)  
      Washington Parish (12)  
      Amite County, Mississippi (15)  
      Pike County, Mississippi (31)  
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1Louisiana (Tangipahoa Parish), Hammond — Cate SquareHome of Charles Emery Cate
C.E. Cate first settled here in 1861 and erected a saw mill, a tannery, and a shoe factory which supplied many shoes for the army of the C.S.A. After the Civil War, he played a major role in planning and promoting the town and establishing its . . . Map (db m201190) HM
2Louisiana (Tangipahoa parish), Hammond — City Of Hammond
Railroad came through in 1854. Became a shoemaking center for the Confederacy during the Civil War. Town was planned in the 1860's, and by early twentieth century was known as "Strawberry Capital of America."Map (db m92122) HM
3Louisiana (Tangipahoa Parish), Hammond — Friendship Circle
Friendship Circle, designed by Edward Avery McIlhenny, Tabasco entrepreneur and naturalist, serves as the focus of a landscape plan created for the Art Deco buildings that transformed a family farm into a modern college campus between 1939 nd 1941. . . . Map (db m102968) HM
4Louisiana (Tangipahoa Parish), Hammond — Grace Memorial Episcopal Church
First service: March 12, 1876, by Bishop Joseph Wilmer. Rev. Herman Duncan first Rector. Land donated by C.E. Cate. Anonymous N.Y. churchwoman benefactor. Dedicated 1888 in memory of Mertie A. Cate.Map (db m86399) HM
5Louisiana (Tangipahoa Parish), Hammond — Hammond Junior College
Original site of Hammond Junior College, predecessor of Southeastern La. Univ. Funded by S. Tangipahoa tax. Opened Sept. 14, 1925 w/40 students and a faculty of 5. Linus A. Sims was the first president.Map (db m49772) HM
6Louisiana (Tangipahoa Parish), Hammond — Mt. Vernon Walnut
This tree grew from a seed of a walnut tree at Geo. Washington's home at Mt. Vernon. Planted February 22, 1932 by the American Legion Auxiliary and Boy Scouts of Hammond in celebration of Washington's bicentennial. Was transplanted in this . . . Map (db m49776) HM
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7Louisiana (Tangipahoa Parish), Hammond — Peter Hammond1798 - 1870
Under this oak is buried Peter Hammond, of Sweden, who founded Hammond, La., about 1818. Nearby are the graves of his wife, three daughters, and a favorite slave boyMap (db m49774) HM
8Louisiana (Tangipahoa Parish), Hammond — Site of 1st Classroom Bldg.
In 1927 Hammond Jr. College bought the 15 acre Hunter Leake Estate at the N. end of Pine. An enlarged servants' bldg. provided classrooms, a library, and labs. In 1928 H. J. C. became Southeastern Louisiana College.Map (db m102965) HM
9Louisiana (Tangipahoa Parish), Hammond — The Republic of West Florida
The Florida Parishes of Louisiana were not a part of the Louisiana Purchase. Due to its strategic significance the region remained a part of the Spanish Empire. In 1810 residents initiated an armed insurrection known as the West Florida Revolt. . . . Map (db m108900) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022