State University, Baton Rouge

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    Flowers at Burden Gardens
    by Basaic
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    Flowers at Burden Gardens
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    Flowers at Burden Gardens
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    Burden Museum and Gardens

    by Basaic Written Mar 7, 2015

    The Burden Museum and Gardens falls under Louisiana State University and encompasses 440 acres of gardens and greenhouse in the middle of Baton Rouge. It also includes the Rural Life Museum and the LSU AgCenter Botanical Gardens. If you come here when the flowers are at their peak it is almost overwhelming. Even when I was here in January there were ample flowers to photograph. Hours are 8 AM to 5 PM daily. Admission varies according to what you want to visit.

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    Old LSU

    by Basaic Written Feb 25, 2015

    From 1886 until 1925 the campus of Louisiana State University was located where the state capitol is now. There is a marker commemorating this and honoring those who attended the university on these grounds located here.

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    Louisiana State University

    by keeweechic Updated Oct 22, 2002

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    Pete Maravich Assembly Center is the domed building to the right which is also known as the "Deaf Dome". The stadium which was opened in 1971 can seat over 14,000 spectators. The building was named after the late "Pistol Pete" Maravich, a LSU basketball star player who played three seasons and still currently holds the all-time career scoring record for the NCAA. He then went on to play professionally. At a cost of $11.5 million, the building is one of the most versatile on campus, providing a sports arena, concert facilities, and an auditorium. To the rear is Tiger Stadium, known as “Death Valley”. The original seating capacity was 12,000 in 1926 and the total capacity now is 91,644.
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    An Impressive Campus---LSU

    by ABL1958 Updated Sep 8, 2002

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    We took a walk around the campus of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. It's a beautiful campus that is the academic home to over 40,000 students. We were there on a Sunday so it was like walking through a relatively peaceful park.....very little going on. I'll include a picture here and then more in my travelogue.

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