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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Baton_Rouge,_Louisiana

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 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baton_Rouge,_Louisiana

Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. It forms the parish seat of East Baton Rouge ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_Baton_Rouge,_Louisiana

The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards  ...

www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/article_c3c4da04-d913-11e6-b9cf-6b1a95ba1b5d.html

Jan 14, 2017 ... Kummer was then stationed at the U.S. Garrison in Baton Rouge. ... Carleton's 1981 book "River Capital: an Illustrated History of Baton Rouge.

www.city-data.com/us-cities/The-South/Baton-Rouge-History.html

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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Inside Baton Rouge: Background - Before you visit Baton Rouge, visit TripAdvisor for the latest info and ... City History: How Baton Rouge got it's name and more.

www.exploresouthernhistory.com/batonrouge.html

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 ...

www.visitbatonrouge.com/things-to-do/museums-history

Discover the hidden treasures of the Capitol City while immersing yourself in its rich history. Baton Rouge houses a number of interactive museums, with the Old  ...

www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/07/protests-police-shooting-baton-rouge/491714

Jul 18, 2016 ... BATON ROUGE, La.—Two city police officers and one sheriff's deputy were shot dead on Sunday in broad daylight in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.