Which small town in present-day Louisiana on a bluff along the Mississippi River served as capital for a short-lived republic in 1810?
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Last updated Sep 09 2021.
Originally posted Sep 09 2021 6:25 AM.
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The town is called St. Francisville. It was established in 1807 and became capital of the Republic of West Florida in 1810. The Republic of West Florida was founded by British settlers who opposed the Spanish rule in the region. It existed only 74 days before it was annexed by the United States and became part of Louisiana.