Sugar Kettle
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dh2000dh
N 30° 24.631 W 091° 10.935
15R E 674606 N 3365677
Quick Description: Sugar Kettle (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) Used by Jean Etienne de BorÈ in 1795 to granulate sugar from Louisiana cane for the first time, thus revolutionizing Louisiana’s economy. The kettle was later bought by planter John Hill and given to Louisiana State University.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 5/7/2006 5:14:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMC4Z
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Henki
Views: 127

Long Description:
Etienne De Bore Birth: Dec. 27, 1741 Death: Feb. 1, 1820 Plantation owner who, after a failed indigo crop, pioneered the growing of sugar cane and the processing of granulated sugar in the South in the 1790s. He was also appointed the first Mayor of New Orleans in 1803.
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Marker Name: sugar kettle

Marker Type: Monument

What does marker relate to?: Other

Year Erected or Date Dedicated: 01/01/1970

Parish: East Baton Rouge

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