Posted by: briefnotion
N 31° 19.619 W 092° 26.908
15R E 552472 N 3465972
Quick Description: Located on Highway 71 North, on the left, just after crossing the Red River Bridge.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 5/30/2008 3:29:54 PM
Waymark Code: WM3XBQ
About 1/2 mile downstream is the site of Col. Joseph Bailey's noted dam, which allowed escape on May 13, 1864, of the Federal Fleet of some 35 vessels under the command of Admiral David A Porter.
ERECTED BY THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY 1954
Dedicated May 15, 1955 By the Central Louisiana Historical Society
Marker Name: Bailey's Dam
Marker Type: Roadside
What does marker relate to?: Battle (war)
Year Erected or Date Dedicated: 05/15/1955
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