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Bayou Manchac (Iberville River)

River Rd., Prairieville, LA, USA
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Iberville returned from Mississippi River to his fleet at Ship Island via this bayou in 1699. Boundary: Spanish Isle of Orleans and British West Florida, 1763-1783, and Territory of Orleans and Spanish District of Baton Rouge, 1803-1810.

Last updated: 7/27/2009 15:10:00

 
StoppingPoints.com Editorial on Bayou Manchac (Iberville River):
It marked the boundary between areas possessed by Great Britain and Spain 1763-1779, and Spain and the United States 1803-1810.