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Landmarks and Monuments of Baton Rouge
     

Landmarks and Monuments of Baton Rouge

by Hilda S. Krousel
 

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The capital of Louisiana is filled with an array of significant historical monuments and markers, each with a unique story to tell. Some, like the old and new capitols and the Louisiana State University Memorial Tower, are well-known, iconic pieces of Baton Rouge. Others, like De Bore's Sugar Kettle and the nation's only remaining Pentagon Barracks outside

Overview


The capital of Louisiana is filled with an array of significant historical monuments and markers, each with a unique story to tell. Some, like the old and new capitols and the Louisiana State University Memorial Tower, are well-known, iconic pieces of Baton Rouge. Others, like De Bore's Sugar Kettle and the nation's only remaining Pentagon Barracks outside Washington, D.C., are lesser known yet no less important to the narrative of Baton Rouge. Discover historic treasures like the USS Louisiana figurehead and the Merci Train and learn the stories behind the Liberty Bell and the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk Joy." Join Dr. Hilda Krousel on this journey through the history of "Red Stick," as told by its most storied landmarks."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609496401
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
09/11/2012
Series:
Landmarks Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,324,331
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Dr. Hilda S. Krousel was born Hilda Sanchez on October 8, 1927, in Tampa, Florida. After earning both a BA and MA in history at Florida State University, she enrolled as a Ph.D. student at Louisiana State University in 1951. Baton Rouge has been her home ever since.

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