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

Howe Institute

1890-1933

 
 
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October 7, 2016
1. Howe Institute Marker
Inscription. Site of the first organized school for Black students in Iberia Parish, controlled by the Union 6th District Missionary Baptist Association, with Mr. Jonas Henderson, Sr. , principal and a dedicated staff of professionals.
 
Location. 30° 0.243′ N, 91° 49.277′ W. Marker is in New Iberia, Louisiana, in Iberia Parish. Marker is on South Iberia Street west of East Washington Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 South Iberia Street, New Iberia LA 70563, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Iberia Courthouse Building (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Peter's Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Great Fire (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Steamboat Era (approx. 0.2 miles away); William G. "Bunk" Johnson (approx. mile away); The Dreyfus Building (approx. mile away); Segura - Labourgeois Building (approx. mile away); Lieutenant Colonel Francisco Bouligny (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in New Iberia.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
Howe Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
October 7, 2016
2. Howe Institute Marker
 
 
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