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Benton's Ferry

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Overview
Lost Ferry across Amite River on Benton's Ferry Rd. (which became the Hammond Hwy.)
Location
East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, and Livingston Parish, Louisiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1850s
Builder
- Robert Benton
Design
Ferry crossing
Also called
Marietta Ferry
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.46469, -90.98974   (decimal degrees)
30°27'53" N, 90°59'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/692995/3371995 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Denham Springs
Inventory number
BH 53652 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 26, 2012: Added by Jared Mixson

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