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The foundation of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, dates to 1721, at the site of a bâton rouge or "red stick" Muscogee boundary marker. It became the state capital of ...

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Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. Located on the eastern bank of the ...

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A Brief History. Several flags have flown over Baton Rouge since its founding: Confederate States of America; England; France; Louisiana. Spain; United States  ...

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Baton Rouge's history is diverse. Discover downtown Baton Rouge museums, galleries, attractions and markets.

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The second largest city in Louisiana, Baton Rouge was established as a military post by the French in 1719. The present name of the city, however, dates back ...

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Jan 14, 2017 ... ... outpost of Baton Rouge was incorporated as a Louisiana city that grew. ... 1981 book "River Capital: an Illustrated History of Baton Rouge.".

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Baton Rouge is a port situated at the head of deepwater navigation on the Mississippi ... Baton Rouge, city, capital of Louisiana, U.S., and seat (1811) of East Baton ... miles (2,144,520 square km), it was the greatest land bargain in U.S. history.

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Both of these men, who were to become very important in the history of Louisiana , were under the age of twenty. The party first saw the bluffs of Baton Rouge on ...

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Baton Rouge is Louisiana's Capital City and the hub of all things Louisiana. ... Baton Rouge is one of the largest cities on the Mississippi River and Louisiana's  ...