c. 1843Part of home built by Marksville's first mayor, Charles Brashear. Located originally at corner of Cappel and Monroe Sts. Later housed Bell's Tavern. In 1856, Adolph Lafargue opened a boys'school in building and published "The Villager" newspaper next door. Adolph Lafargue, Jr. moved the dwelling to its present location after the Civil War and made it his home.
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 589087 N 3444516|
|Decimal Degrees||31.13118333, -92.06555000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 7.871', W 92° 3.933'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 7' 52.26" N, 92° 3' 55.98" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 609 N Monroe St, Marksville LA 71351, US|
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