Epps House
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
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
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dh2000dh
Views: 3

Long Description:
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

Parish: Rapides

Link to more information:: Not listed

Year Erected or Date Dedicated: Not listed

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