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Lakeland in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Immaculate Conception Church - Chenal Cemetery

 
 
Immaculate Conception Church - Chenal Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
June 4, 2011
1. Immaculate Conception Church - Chenal Cemetery Marker
Inscription. This monument stands near the site of the altar portion of the original Immaculate Conception church structure. The original structure was built in 1859 and was enlarged three times to its final dimension of 35 ft. wide X 100 ft. deep. Immaculate Conception Parish was formed from a Mission Parish of St. Francis Church Parish located on the Mississippi River about 8 miles upstream from its intersection with Bayou Chenal. All church services were held at this location until 1927 when the current Church was constructed at Lakeland under the Reverend Savare. The Chenal church building remained at this site and its use was primarily relegated to funeral services for parishioners buried at the Chenal Cemetery. Reverend Neubig had the church removed from this site in 1953 because of its deteriorated condition.

Plaque design & construction - Carl Bellelo
Donated by the Pierre Guidroz Family
Masonry construction by Donald and Denita Ricard
 
Location. 30° 37.298′ N, 91° 22.535′ W. Marker is in Lakeland, Louisiana, in Pointe Coupee Parish. Marker is on Chenal Road (State Highway 414) 0.1 miles north of Neubig Drive, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jarreau LA 70749, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
Immaculate Conception Church - Chenal Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
June 4, 2011
2. Immaculate Conception Church - Chenal Cemetery Marker
are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Archer LeJeune (approx. 6 miles away); A National Cemetery System (approx. 6.5 miles away); Heroes Of The War On Terrorism (approx. 6.7 miles away); Randall Oak (approx. 6.9 miles away); Flag of Truce (approx. 7.4 miles away); Union Battery No. 6 (approx. 7.5 miles away); Fort Desperate (approx. 7.5 miles away); Fort Desperate Artillery (approx. 7.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.
 
Chenal Cemetery image. Click for full size.
June 4, 2011
3. Chenal Cemetery
 
 
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