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Marksville, Louisiana: First Bowie Knife

At the historical marker, you'll have to picture that first Bowie knife in your head, made by James Bowie's brother Rezin and used by Jim to kill a man in 1827.

300-398 S Main St., Marksville, LA
Main St. and Mark St.
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Historical Marker.

First Bowie Knife

Marksville is where the first Bowie knife was made, by Rezin P. Bowie, brother of James Bowie.

[Donna Colter, 12/01/2014]

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