700 Block Main Street

700 Block Main Street (HM26VE)

Location: Pineville, LA 71360 Rapides Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 19.29', W 92° 26.102'

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Much business was done in the 700 block and many prominent businessmen who worked here represented their fellows in government. Dr. George S. Long, former dentist and brother to governors Huey and Earl Long, served as a United States Congressman. T.C. Brister, hardware store owner, served in the State House of Representatives six terms. Jimmy Walker, furniture store owner, served on the State Wildlife and Fisheries Commission. P. Jean Pharis, attorney, has served as District Attorney and City Judge. Bates, Barron, Willet, McKenzie and Futrell, associated with insurance and real estate, had offices where the Bates Agency stands today. Elmo Futrell served as City Mayor. J.I. Barron, Sr., J.I. Barron, Jr., and D.C. Bates served as presidents of Rapides Parish School Boards and Darryl Willet served on the Parish library board.
HM NumberHM26VE
Placed ByCity of Pineville
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, April 15th, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 553753 N 3465370
Decimal Degrees31.32150000, -92.43503333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 19.29', W 92° 26.102'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 19' 17.4" N, 92° 26' 6.12" W
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Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 700-708 US-165 BUS, Pineville LA 71360, US
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