The Community of Fishville

The Community of Fishville (HM27XV)

Location: Pollock, LA 71467 Grant Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 31.238', W 92° 21.855'

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Fishville has been an area resort since the 1820's. The community began as a summer retreat for residents of Alexandria, escaping the surrounding mosquito-laden river bottoms. One of Fishville's most noted summer residents was nineteenth-century author Timothy Flint whose memoir of Daniel Boone became the basis for many of the legends that surround Boone today. By the mid-twentieth century Fishville had evolved into a regional vacation spot on Big Creek, home to Dean's hole, Slick's Skating Rink and Store and Ed Hawthorne's Store and Dance Hall.
HM NumberHM27XV
Placed ByThe Grant Arts Council in Memory of Neal Tison Curry and Inez Peters
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Date Added Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 7:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 560360 N 3487478
Decimal Degrees31.52063333, -92.36425000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 31.238', W 92° 21.855'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 31' 14.28" N, 92° 21' 51.3" 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 2795 LA-8, Pollock LA 71467, US
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