N 31° 10.517 W 092° 24.883
15R E 555772 N 3449174
Quick Description: Located on the LSU Alexandria Campus on Acorn St. just next to the Water Towers.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 4/25/2009 5:39:20 AM
Waymark Code: WM68TG
House was moved some 30 miles north from it's "second" location in Bunkie in 1999. Was once a museum in Bunkie, now statnd vacant, but appeared to be in restored condition.
Marker Text reads;
Built in 1852 by Edwin Epps. Originally located near Holmesville on Bayou Boeuf about three miles away. From 1843 to 1853, Epps, a small planter, owned Solomon Northrup, author of famous slave narrative Twelve Years A Slave.
Marker Name: Epps House
Marker Type: Roadside
What does marker relate to?: Building
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Year Erected or Date Dedicated: Not listed
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