The Republic of West Florida

The Republic of West Florida (HM22SM)

Location: Saint Francisville, LA 70775 West Feliciana Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 46.493', W 91° 23.151'

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1810

The Spanish fort, San Carlos, at Baton Rouge was captured in a rebellion by the citizens of the Florida Parishes, and a Republic was established under the blue flag with a white star.
St. Francisville was the capital
This independent nation, complete with a constitution, governor, and small army, lasted 74 days before being accepted as a territory of the United States, later to be part of the new State of Louisiana in 1812.The Republic flag was buried is a ceremony not far from this spot.
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Date Added Sunday, November 12th, 2017 at 4:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 654467 N 3405767
Decimal Degrees30.77488333, -91.38585000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 46.493', W 91° 23.151'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 46' 29.58" N, 91° 23' 9.06" W
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Area Code(s)985, 225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9779 Royal St, Saint Francisville LA 70775, US
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