“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Opelousas in Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Opelousas Catholic School

Opelousas Catholic School Marker image. Click for full size.
August 2, 2012
1. Opelousas Catholic School Marker
Inscription. St. Mary's Academy, founded by Fr. Raymond for boys, 1855, combined with Academy of the Immaculate Conception for girls opened by the Marianite Sisters of the Holy Cross in 1856. St. Joseph's School, 1874, renamed Holy Ghost, was founded by the Sisters of the Holy Family. In 1971, the schools merged to form Opelousas Catholic, the oldest teaching institution in Opelousas.
Erected by 1992-93 O.S.C. Senate; John N. Harper, project consultant.
Location. 30° 32.613′ N, 92° 4.615′ W. Marker is in Opelousas, Louisiana, in Saint Landry Parish. Marker is on East Prudhomme Street east of Viking Lane, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 428 E Prudhomme St, Opelousas LA 70570, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Landry Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named St. Landry Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lt. Fr. Joseph "Verbis" Lafleur (approx. 0.2 miles away); Black Academy At Mt. Olive Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Opelousas (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Opelousas (approx. 0.8 miles away); Opelousas Colored School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Humble Cottage Lodge No. 19 (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Opelousas.
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