The First Bowie Knife Historical

The First Bowie Knife Historical (HM1UKT)

Location: Marksville, LA 71351 Avoyelles Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 7.641', W 92° 3.96'

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Renzin P. Bowie, brother of Alamo hero James Bowie, wrote, " The first Bowie knife was made by myself in the Parish of Avoyelles." With this knife James killed Norris Wright in the famous Sandbar Fight near Natchez, Miss., Sept. 19, 1827.
Year Placed1980
Placed ByThe Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
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Date Added Friday, September 23rd, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 589048 N 3444090
Decimal Degrees31.12735000, -92.06600000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 7.641', W 92° 3.96'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 7' 38.46" N, 92° 3' 57.6" W
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Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 312 N Main St, Marksville LA 71351, US
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