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

La Butte

La Butte Marker image. Click for full size.
January 12, 2012
1. La Butte Marker
Inscription. This Indian mound was constructed around AD 1000. It is 7 feet tall with a square~shaped base. It was once part of a larger complex made up of up to five mounds. The oak tree on the northwest corner is thought to mark the grave of Houma Courteau alias Touh-la-bayne of the Biloxi Nation who owned this property between 1822-1844. The historic Picou Cemetery on top dates from 1901-1990s.
Erected by First Americans for La Butte.
Location. 29° 20.173′ N, 90° 38.41′ W. Marker is in Cocodrie, Louisiana, in Terrebonne Parish. Marker is on Little Caillou Road (Louisiana Route 56) 2 miles north of Bayou Sale Road (Louisiana Route 57), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chauvin LA 70344, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saint Joseph Church (approx. 9.2 miles away); Montegut School (approx. 11 miles away); Sacred Heart Church (approx. 11.2 miles away); "Hello Baby!" (approx. 11.4 miles away).
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
La Butte/ Elpege Picou Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Paul Fled, January 12, 2012
2. La Butte/ Elpege Picou Cemetery
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