Flag of West Florida

Flag of West Florida (HM1PO6)

Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70802 East Baton Rouge Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 26.735', W 91° 11.316'

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September 23 - December 10, 1810

Under 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.
HM NumberHM1PO6
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Date Added Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 673933 N 3369554
Decimal Degrees30.44558333, -91.18860000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 26.735', W 91° 11.316'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 26' 44.1" N, 91° 11' 18.96" W
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Area Code(s)225
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 222 St Louis St, Baton Rouge LA 70802, US
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