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

Beau Pre-Circa 1828

Beau Pre' Marker image. Click for full size.
September 3, 2010
1. Beau Pre' Marker
Inscription. This home, originally known as Pine Grove, was bought in 1830 by John W. Jeanerette, the first Postmaster between New Iberia and Charenton, and for whom Jeanerette is named. This historic home escaped the destruction of military operations in the area during the Civil War.
Erected 1966 by Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
Location. 29° 56.992′ N, 91° 42.685′ W. Marker is in Jeanerette, Louisiana, in Iberia Parish. Marker is on East Old Spanish Trail (Louisiana Route 182) 0.4 miles south of LSU Bridge Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7605 E Old Spanish Trail, Jeanerette LA 70544, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bayside Plantation (approx. 2.2 miles away); Harry B. Hewes House (approx. 3.3 miles away); St. John The Evangelist Church Parish (approx. 3.4 miles away); Nicholas Provôt (approx. 4.1 miles away); Olivier Plantation (approx. 5.6 miles away); Sorrel (approx. 6.9 miles away); Frederick Larned Gates (approx. 7 miles away); Frédéric Henri Duperier (approx. 7.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jeanerette.
More about this marker.
Beau Pre Cemetery image. Click for full size.
September 3, 2010
2. Beau Pre Cemetery
Plantation no longer standing. Land has been turned into a cemetery.
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
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