Merci Train

Merci Train (HM1QX9)

Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70802 East Baton Rouge Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 26.816', W 91° 11.325'

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The Louisiana box car of the Merci Train from France expressing the gratitude of that nation presented by Consul General Lionel Vasse to Governor Earl K. Long on February 22, 1949, in appreciation of the generosity of the American people.
Dedicated on these grounds by the Old State Capitol Memorial Commission on June 12, 1949 by Drew Pearson.
Fred G. Dent, Chairman; Harry P. Baham, V.C.; Albert R. Isenberg, Secy; George Wildes, Niles P. Evans
HM NumberHM1QX9
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Date Added Friday, March 4th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 673916 N 3369704
Decimal Degrees30.44693333, -91.18875000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 26.816', W 91° 11.325'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 26' 48.96" N, 91° 11' 19.5" W
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Area Code(s)225
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 St Philip St, Baton Rouge LA 70802, US
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