St. Martinville in Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(1807 - 1882)
—“Poet of the People” —
From remarks by Dr. Layne Longfellow at the unveiling in Evangeline Oak Park, of the Longfellow bust sculpted by Fred DeCourt, Jr. for the St. Martinville Rotary Club.
3 March 2005
Location. 30° 7.308′ N, 91° 49.644′ W. Marker is in St. Martinville, Louisiana, in Saint Martin Parish. Marker is on Port Street near S New Market Street. Click for map. In Evangeline Oak Park on the west bank of Bayou Teche. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Martinville LA 70582, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Judge Emile Edouard (Edward) Simon (a few steps from this marker); The Old Castillo Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Evangeline Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); Deportation Cross (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Evangeline Monument (about 600 feet away); St. Martin Catholic Church (about 700 feet away); St. Martinville (about 800 feet away); Attakapa Indian (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Martinville.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Waldon of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 285 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on , by Mike Waldon of Lafayette, Louisiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.