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Harrisonburg, Louisiana Historical Markers

 
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July 14, 2018
Alexander Mound Marker
Louisiana (Catahoula Parish), Harrisonburg — Alexander Mound Ancient Mounds Trail
Alexander is a conical-shaped mound that is 10 1/2 feet tall and 98 by 130 feet at the base. It is the largest of 7 mounds that once stood here. The other 6 were only 1 1/2 to 5 feet tall. They have been reduced in size by plowing and are barely . . . — Map (db m121568) HM
Louisiana (Catahoula Parish), Harrisonburg — Boothe Landing Mound Ancient Mounds Trail
Boothe Landing is a 10-foot-tall conical mound that is well preserved. The oval-shaped base measures 82 feet by 60 feet. A village was just north of the mound. Decorated pottery found in the village area suggests Indians built the mound around . . . — Map (db m120872) HM
Louisiana (Catahoula Parish), Harrisonburg — Catahoula Parish Veterans Memorial
In memory of those who gave their lives in World War I, II, Korean Action and the Vietnam War. World War I Perry D. Alexandria, Fred D. Baker, John M. Blair, Silas W. Book, Lewis Brooks, Benjamin Burrel, John C. Chevallier, Albert W. . . . — Map (db m103812) WM
Louisiana (Catahoula Parish), Harrisonburg — Fort Beauregard
One-half mile west was one of four forts built by Confederates in May, 1863 to prevent the ascent of Federal gunboats on the Ouachita River. It was abandoned 1863, but was reoccupied in 1864. — Map (db m103755) HM
Louisiana (Catahoula Parish), Harrisonburg — Fort Beauregard Veterans Memorial
Dedicated in Memory of Those Who Gave Their Lives in World War I, World War II And The Korean Action — Map (db m120194) WM
Louisiana (Catahoula Parish), Harrisonburg — Harrisonburg Mounds Ancient Mounds Trail
Two Indian mounds make up the Harrisonburg Mounds site. The well-preserved conical mound that can be seen from here was built around AD 200. It is 10 feet high and 115 feet in diameter. The other mound is about 200 feet to the northeast. It is less . . . — Map (db m103763) HM
Louisiana (Catahoula Parish), Harrisonburg — McGuffee Mounds Ancient Mounds Trail
McGuffee has as many as 6 mounds on the west bank of the Ouachita River. Several of the mounds are well preserved and visible from the road. A C-shaped earthen ridge encloses the mounds. Radiocarbon dates suggest Indians built these earthworks . . . — Map (db m104674) HM

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