September 23 - December 10, 1810Under authority of the West Florida Convention, troops commanded by Philemon Thomas captured the Spanish fort and Governor at Baton Rouge September 23, 1810. The independent Republic of West Florida was established and it's blue flag with a white star flew here until Governor W.C.C. Claiborne with U.S. troops occupied Baton Rouge and raised the Stars and Stripes.
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|Date Added||Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 1:02pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 673933 N 3369554|
|Decimal Degrees||30.44558333, -91.18860000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 26.735', W 91° 11.316'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 26' 44.1" N, 91° 11' 18.96" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 222 St Louis St, Baton Rouge LA 70802, US|
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