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Maurice in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

St. Alphonsus Church

 
 
St. Alphonsus Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, circa 2009
1. St. Alphonsus Church Marker
Inscription. "La Chapelle Maurice" was built on the ten acres donated in 1889 by Jean-Maurice Villien and his wife, Marie Chaty, from the provinces of Savoie and Lorraine, France, respectively. Father Alphonse LeQuilleuc was the first pastor. Maurice, La. founded circa 1870, was incorporated as a town in 1911 and still bears the name of its founder.
 
Erected by Donated by the Dr. Paul O. Villien, Sr. Family.
 
Location. 30° 6.445′ N, 92° 7.51′ W. Marker is in Maurice, Louisiana, in Vermilion Parish. Marker is on Maurice Avenue (U.S. 167), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in front of the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church at the western edge of the parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8700 Maurice Avenue, Maurice LA 70555, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bayou Vermilion (approx. 8.9 miles away); Abbeville (approx. 9.2 miles away); Saint Mary Magdalen Church (approx. 9.2 miles away); Pillars of Progress (approx. 9.6 miles away); Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (approx.
St. Alphonsus Church image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, 2009
2. St. Alphonsus Church
St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Maurice, Louisiana
9.9 miles away); General Alfred Mouton (approx. 9.9 miles away); St. Cecilia School (approx. 9.9 miles away); Lafayette Museum (approx. 10 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  St Alphonsus Catholic Church. (Submitted on January 6, 2010.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 927 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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