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Scott's Bluff - Baton Rouge, LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
N 30° 31.269 W 091° 11.828
15R E 672979 N 3377917
Quick Description: Marker located on the campus of Southern University, in Baton Rouge, LA.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 2/6/2010 5:24:37 PM
Waymark Code: WM86AH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dh2000dh
Views: 3

Long Description:
City of Baton Rouge Historical Marker.
Marker Text states:

This bluff is believed to have been named for Dr. William Bernard Scott, who bought the property from Lelia Skipwith in 1839. She was the daughter of Fulwar Skipwith, governor of the 1810 West Florida republic and widow of Thomas Bolling Robertson, governor of Louisiana 1820-1824. Both governors lived here. Robertson from 1823 to 1828 and Skipwith in the 1830's.
Marker Name: Scott's Bluff

Marker Type: Roadside

What does marker relate to?: Other

Parish: East Baton Rouge

Link to more information:: Not listed

Year Erected or Date Dedicated: Not listed

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