John Baptiste Kleinpeter

John Baptiste Kleinpeter (HM1QXL)

Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70808 East Baton Rouge Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 24.278', W 91° 10.335'

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Corporal, Capt. Thomas Co., LA. Militia, War of 1812. Son of George Kleinpeter who was first to successfully grow sugarcane on these highlands; grandson of Johann George Kleinpeter, the original German settler of 1784, builder of first steam sugar mill on the highlands, 1830. President of city's 2nd bank. Friend of President Zachary Taylor, a fellow farmer, with whom he swapped portraits. Owner of 1650 acre Hard Times Plantation on Highland Road. Gravesite lost.
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Date Added Friday, March 4th, 2016 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 675577 N 3365041
Decimal Degrees30.40463333, -91.17225000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 24.278', W 91° 10.335'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 24' 16.68" N, 91° 10' 20.1" W
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Area Code(s)225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4201-4299 Oxford Ave, Baton Rouge LA 70808, US
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