“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in New Roads, Louisiana

Clickable Map of Pointe Coupee 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> Pointe Coupee Parish, LA (20) Avoyelles Parish, LA (98) Concordia Parish, LA (28) Iberville Parish, LA (31) St. Landry Parish, LA (67) St. Martin Parish, LA (42) West Baton Rouge Parish, LA (40) West Feliciana Parish, LA (19)  PointeCoupeeParish(20) Pointe Coupee Parish (20)  AvoyellesParish(98) Avoyelles Parish (98)  ConcordiaParish(28) Concordia Parish (28)  IbervilleParish(31) Iberville Parish (31)  St.LandryParish(67) St. Landry Parish (67)  St.MartinParish(42) St. Martin Parish (42)  WestBatonRougeParish(40) West Baton Rouge Parish (40)  WestFelicianaParish(19) West Feliciana Parish (19)
New Roads is the parish seat for Pointe Coupee Parish
New Roads is in Pointe Coupee Parish
      Pointe Coupee Parish (20)  
      Avoyelles Parish (98)  
      Concordia Parish (28)  
      Iberville Parish (31)  
      St. Landry Parish (67)  
      St. Martin Parish (42)  
      West Baton Rouge Parish (40)  
      West Feliciana Parish (19)  
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1 Louisiana, Pointe Coupee Parish, New Roads — False RiverPointe Coupée Parish Museum — Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail —
Originally the main channel of the Mississippi River, today False River is an oxbow lake—a horseshoe-shaped bend the Mississippi left behind when it changed course between 1713 and 1722. Originally the main channel of the Mississippi . . . Map (db m110715) HM
2 Louisiana, Pointe Coupee Parish, New Roads — 1/6 — John Archer LeJeuneLieutenant General, U.S. Marine Corps — 1867-1942 —
During his more than forty years of service with the Marine Corps, John A. Lejeune participated in campaigns in Panama, Cuba, Mexico, France and Germany. He led the famed 2nd Division, American Expeditionary Force, during World War I with valor and . . . Map (db m86564) HM WM
3 Louisiana, Pointe Coupee Parish, New Roads — Lejeune, Lejern and How to Say ItFrom Leatherneck, Magazine of the Marines
The common denominator of all Marine Corps virtues is "respect." Therefore, it would, indeed, be difficult, if not impossible to find a Marine, past or present, who has earned our respect more than Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune, . . . Map (db m108224) HM
4 Louisiana, Pointe Coupee Parish, New Roads — Mississippi RiverNew Roads Old Ferry Landing — Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail —
Significant prehistoric flooding in this area of the Mississippi River occurred through the breaches in the river's natural levees along the Pointe Coupée coast, which was vulnerable to erosion and overtopping by floodwaters.The “Old . . . Map (db m114329) HM
5 Louisiana, Pointe Coupee Parish, New Roads — Place de la Croix
In 1823 the first Church of St. Mary of False River was built, and at that time a cross was erected on the banks of False River. It stood on this spot for many years as a sign to all of the life won for us by Christ.The cross which stands here . . . Map (db m108125) HM
6 Louisiana, Pointe Coupee Parish, New Roads — Randall Oak
Near this tree, within the walls of Poydras College were written the immortal lines of "Maryland, My Maryland" by James Ryder Randall Born in Baltimore, Maryland January 1st, 1839 Died in Augusta, Georgia January 14th 1908 Poem . . . Map (db m85522) HM
7 Louisiana, Pointe Coupee Parish, New Roads — William Bartram TrailTraced 1773-1777
In 1775, Bartram crossed the Mississippi to visit Pointe Coupée, the westernmost point reached in his travels.Map (db m108124) HM
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May. 29, 2023