The D'Artaguiette Concession

The D'Artaguiette Concession (HM1O1S)

Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70802 East Baton Rouge Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 26.716', W 91° 11.45'

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The D'Artaguiette Brothers, Jean-Baptiste Martin, Navy Commissaire and later director of the Company of the Indies, Bernard Diron, Inspector General and later Commandant at Mobile and Captain Pierre D'Itouralde, Commandant of Illinois, killed in 1736 in the Chickasaw War, all served in the French Colonial Louisiana between 1708 and 1742. Bernard and Pierre with the help of Martin in 1720, established a land grant settlement called Baton Rouge, Red Stick, which lasted several years it was resettled after 1730 and the site retained the name Baton Rouge. The D'Artaguiette Brothers are considered the founders of Baton Rouge.
HM NumberHM1O1S
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Date Added Monday, September 21st, 2015 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 673719 N 3369516
Decimal Degrees30.44526667, -91.19083333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 26.716', W 91° 11.45'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 26' 42.96" N, 91° 11' 27" W
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Area Code(s)225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-298 S River Rd, Baton Rouge LA 70802, US
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