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New Iberia in Iberia Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Episcopal Church Of The Epiphany

 
 
The Episcopal Church Of The Epiphany Marker image. Click for full size.
April 1, 2010
1. The Episcopal Church Of The Epiphany Marker
Inscription. Built in 1858 on land donated by Harvey Hopkins. Consecrated May 16, 1858 by the Rt. Rev. Leonidas Polk, first Episcopal Bishop of Louisiana. This Gothic Revival structure is the oldest non-residential building in New Iberia. During the War Between the States the church was used as a guard house and hospital by Union troops. Behind the altar is a Tiffany stained-glass window installed in 1884.

This church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.
 
Location. 30° 0.526′ N, 91° 49.267′ W. Marker is in New Iberia, Louisiana, in Iberia Parish. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (State Highway 182) and Jefferson Street (Route 3156), on the left when traveling west on West Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 303 W. Main St., New Iberia LA 70560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Walk of Faith (a few steps from this marker); The Erath Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lieutenant Colonel Francisco Bouligny (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Peter's Cemetery (approx. mile away); The Steamboat Era
The Episcopal Church Of The Epiphany Church & Marker image. Click for full size.
April 1, 2010
2. The Episcopal Church Of The Epiphany Church & Marker
(approx. mile away); The Great Fire (approx. 0.3 miles away); Iberia Courthouse Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); William G. "Bunk" Johnson (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Iberia.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Civil
 
 
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