Landmarks and Monuments of Baton Rouge

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The capital of Louisiana is filled with an array of significant historical monuments and markers, each with a unique story to tell. Some, like the old and new capitols and the Louisiana State University Memorial Tower, are well-known, iconic pieces of Baton Rouge. Others, like De Bore's Sugar Kettle and the nation's only remaining Pentagon Barracks outside Washington, D.C., are lesser known yet no less important to the narrative of Baton Rouge. Discover historic treasures like the USS Louisiana figurehead and the Merci Train and learn the stories behind the Liberty Bell and the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk "Joy." Join Dr. Hilda Krousel on this journey through the history of "Red Stick," as told by its most storied landmarks.
ISBN: 9781609496401
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Louisiana
Series: Landmarks
Images: 44
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Dr. Hilda S. Krousel was born Hilda Sanchez on October 8, 1927, in Tampa, Florida. After earning both a BA and MA in history at Florida State University, she enrolled as a Ph.D. student at Louisiana State University in 1951. Baton Rouge has been her home ever since.
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