Air View Of Baton Rouge

Air View Of Baton Rouge Louisiana


Stock #: 47347
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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Baton Rouge, Capital City of Louisiana on the east bank of the mighty Mississippi. In the foreground is the gothic architecture of the old state capitol, constructed in 1847: designed by the French architect, Daquien. In contrast with the old state capitol, is the new capitol building looming up in the background, completed in 1933 at a cost of $5,000,000. Farther to the north is the gigantic industrial area of Baton Rouge, representing an investment of over $350,000,000