Sugar Kettle

Sugar Kettle (HM1M0Y)

Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70808 East Baton Rouge Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 24.628', W 91° 10.936'

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Used by Jean Étienne de Borè in 1795 to granulate sugar from Louisiana cane for the first time, thus revolutionizing Louisiana's economy. The kettle was later bought by planter John Hill and given to Louisiana State University.
HM NumberHM1M0Y
Year Placed1970
Placed ByLouisiana Tourist Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 674604 N 3365672
Decimal Degrees30.41046667, -91.18226667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 24.628', W 91° 10.936'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 24' 37.68" N, 91° 10' 56.16" W
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Area Code(s)225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15 Stadium Dr, Baton Rouge LA 70808, US
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