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U.S. Barracks, Riverside Mall, Capitol Avenue, Front Street, Span, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA



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HB498378
Northeast Facade Of Northeast Building

HB498379
Southwest (courtyard) Facade Of North Building

HB498380
Northwest (courtyard) Facade Of Southeast Building

HB498381
Detail Of Door And Windows, Southwest Facade Of Northeast Building

HB498382

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Item Title


Location
Span, Baton Rouge, LA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS LA-1134
Building/structure dates: 1824 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1834 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1966 subsequent work
National Register Number: 73000863
Significance: Situated adjacent to the Mississippi River, the United States Barracks were a significant military post from the 1820s to the 1870s, during which time numerous military and political figures either visited or were stationed there. Arranged in pentagonal shape, the four barracks buildings feature two-story colonnades on two sides.

Subjects
Barracks


Related Names
Gadsden, Capt. James
Taylor, Lt Col. Zachary


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
2. NORTHEAST FACADE OF NORTHEAST BUILDING
4. SOUTHWEST (COURTYARD) FACADE OF NORTH BUILDING
7. NORTHWEST (COURTYARD) FACADE OF SOUTHEAST BUILDING
11. DETAIL OF DOOR AND WINDOWS, SOUTHWEST FACADE OF NORTHEAST BUILDING


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