Old Pleasant Hill

Old Pleasant Hill (tmp-7afbb)

Location: Pelican, LA 71063 De Soto Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 51.198', W 93° 30.824'

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—Historic Site —

By 1850 Old Pleasant Hill was a thriving community settled by the Blackshear, Jordan, Chapman, Childers and Elam families. Significant structures included the Methodist Church, Pierce-Payne College, Childers Mansion and the Elam House. When the Texas and Pacific Railway came in 1881 most of the town was moved to the present site in Sabine Parish. Now only the Elam House and cemetery remain, but the victory of the Battle of Pleasant Hill on April 9, 1864 is reenacted annually on this site
HM Numbertmp-7afbb
Placed ByDesoto Historical Society
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Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:17pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 451397 N 3524290
Decimal Degrees31.85330000, -93.51373333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 51.198', W 93° 30.824'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 51' 11.88" N, 93° 30' 49.44" W
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Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Par Rd 1068, Pelican LA 71063, US
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