Academy Park

Academy Park (HM28QH)

Location: Minden, LA 71055 Webster Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 37.212', W 93° 17.075'

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Academy Park was once the home of the Minden Male Academy. Built in 1850 with funds and on land donated by civic leader W.A. Drake, it was one of two schools created from the Minden Academy that had been established in 1838. In 1852, an additional 80 acres were donated by civic leaders completing the campus. Students in all grades were accepted. Minden civic leaders and several U.S. Congressmen received primary education at this institution. Closed in 1898 with the opening of the local public school system.
HM NumberHM28QH
Placed ByHistoric Residential District
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Date Added Sunday, June 24th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 473302 N 3609219
Decimal Degrees32.62020000, -93.28458333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 37.212', W 93° 17.075'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 37' 12.72" N, 93° 17' 4.5" W
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Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 225 Lewisville Rd, Minden LA 71055, US
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