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The foundation of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, dates to 1721, at the site of a bâton rouge or "red pole" 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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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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City History: How Baton Rouge got it's name and more ... Both of these men, who were to become very important in the history of Louisiana , were under the age ...

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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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Aug 19, 2012 ... Baton Rouge is the largest city and capital of Louisiana. Founded in 1719 by the French, it was the scene of battles during the American ...

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

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Each of these museums house a piece of Baton Rouge's 300+ year history, ... Read about experiencing Southern antebellum life in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.