Baton Rouge Essential Info

Overview

Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana, USA. Located on the east bank of the mighty Mississippi River, Baton Rouge is Louisiana's second largest city, home of Louisiana State University (LSU), major port facilities, and a variety of attractions.

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Fun Facts

  1. Baton Rouge was the only site of a battle in the American Revolution that was waged outside the original 13 colonies.
  2. Baton Rouge means “red stick” in French.
  3. The famous “Boudin Pizza” is served at “The Pastime” which is the half a century-old pizza parlor in Baton Rouge
  4. Baton Rouge is home to the largest inland deepwater port located on the Mississippi River.
  5. Baton Rouge's main mall is home to the world’s second largest indoor carousel.

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