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Napoleonville in Assumption Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Napoleonville

 
 
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August 28, 2015
1. Napoleonville Marker
Inscription. Nommée en l'honneur de l'Empereur Napoléon Ier, la ville est sur une ancienne voie de communication, 1730-1770, empruntée par les Francais puis par les Acadiens, pour aller de St-James jusqu'au port des Attakapas, sur le lac Verret.

Ce lac porte le nom de la famille de Nicholas Verret, des Paroisses St-James et Assomption, où père et fils furent Commandants.

English translation:
Named for the Emperor of France, Napoleon. An early travel route, 1730-70, used by the French then Acadians from St. James to the Attakapas Landing on Lake Verret.

Lake was named for Nicholas Verret Family of St. James and Assumption Parishes where father and son served as Commandants.
 
Erected by Codofil et la Bureau du Tourisme.
 
Location. 29° 56.479′ N, 91° 1.458′ W. Marker is in Napoleonville, Louisiana, in Assumption Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Louisiana Route 1 and Franklin Avenue, on the right when traveling south on State Route 1. Click for map. On the grounds of the Assumption Parish Court House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4809 LA-1, Napoleonville LA 70390, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies.
Napoleonville Marker image. Click for full size.
August 28, 2015
2. Napoleonville Marker
Assumption Parish WWII Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Great War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Assumption Parish World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Madewood Plantation House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Battle Of Georgia Landing (approx. 6.3 miles away); Israel Baptist School (approx. 7.6 miles away); Valenzuela Dans La Fourche (approx. 7.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Napoleonville.
 
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Assumption Parish Court House, Napoleonville LA image. Click for full size.
August 28, 2015
3. Assumption Parish Court House, Napoleonville LA
 
 
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