U. S. Post Office And Court House

U. S. Post Office And Court House Baton Rouge Louisiana


Stock #: 40535
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Baton Rouge
State: Louisiana (LA)
County: East Baton Rouge
Publisher: Harris News Agency
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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A tall red cypress stripped of its bark once stood on the present site of Louisiana's Old State Capitol. It marked the boundary between the hunting grounds of the Houma and the Bayou gouda Indians. The early French explorers gave the tree a name, le baton rouge (red stick) - and that is the name the city bears today.
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