Charles Morgan

Charles Morgan (HM1MJA)

Location: Morgan City, LA 70380 St. Mary Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 41.683', W 91° 12.527'

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Born Connecticut 1795 Died New York 1878

— Businessman Entrepreneur Philanthropist —

Established steamship line in Gulf of Mexico in 1837; Began use of settlement on Berwick Bay as transshipping point for rail-steamer service from New Orleans, Opelousas and Great Western Railroad in 1869: Dredged Atchafalaya Bay ship channel in 1872. His enterprises brought growth and prosperity to the Town of Brashear which , in 1876, was renamed Morgan City in his honor.
Placed ByCity of Morgan City Louisiana
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Date Added Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 at 2:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 673299 N 3286300
Decimal Degrees29.69471667, -91.20878333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 41.683', W 91° 12.527'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 41' 40.98" N, 91° 12' 31.62" W
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Area Code(s)985, 337
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 506 1st St, Morgan City LA 70380, US
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