Pineville #2

Pineville #2 (HM272Q)

Location: Pineville, LA 71360 Rapides Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 18.888', W 92° 26.489'

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Pineville, located on the Edmund Murphy Land Grant, part of the original Post du Rapide, offered a variety of goods and services to early settlers. Traders Beauboeuf, Poussin, and David brought the first stores to Pineville where the streets became the hub of early commerce. Shops included Christian Baden's Cooperage, Theodore Schaedel's Furniture and Building Trade, bootmaking and jewelry
shops and Beauboeuf's Famous Pork Sausage. Louis Abadie furnished meat from his market to riverboats. The Boyce and David families played major roles in early developement of Pineville. C.W. Boyce, Police Juror and Editor of the Red River Democrat, lived in the center of the block in 1883, his brother-in-law, Ben Turner built the first brick store at Main and Riverfront streets. Boyce's son-in-law, Alphonse David built his home at Main and David streets.
HM NumberHM272Q
Placed ByCity of Pineville
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Date Added Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 553143 N 3464625
Decimal Degrees31.31480000, -92.44148333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 18.888', W 92° 26.489'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 18' 53.28" N, 92° 26' 29.34" 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 151-199 Main St, Pineville LA 71360, US
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