Posted by: no_angel
N 29° 52.681 W 089° 57.846
16R E 213705 N 3308959
Quick Description: A marker commemorating the name of an historic point on the Mississippi River, where French explorer Bienville convinced the English the territory was under French control, therefore causing the English ships to turn around.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 2/21/2012 5:21:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMDT6M
So named because in this bend, Sept. 1699, Bienville, coming down stream, met the British who had come upriver to choose site for a settlement. Bienville convinced Captain Lewis Banks that the territory was in possession of the French. Early concessions were established in the vicinity.
Marker Name: Englis Turn
Marker Type: Roadside
What does marker relate to?: Bayou/River/Lake
Year Erected or Date Dedicated: 1/1/1966
Parish: St Bernard
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