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Arnaudville in Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Stephanie-Martin Duralde House

 
 
Stephanie-Martin Duralde House Marker image. Click for full size.
October 7, 2016
1. Stephanie-Martin Duralde House Marker
Inscription. Martin Duralde, commandant at Opelousas Post from 1795 to 1803, was the leading political figure in southwestern LA the last years of the Spanish Era. Duralde occupied and developed a 1423 acre tract along the Upper Teche by 1781. He served as senator for the Attakapas in 1812. Clarissa, his daughter, married W.C.C. Claiborne in 1806.
 
Erected by Societe du Sud.
 
Location. 30° 21.284′ N, 91° 52.7′ W. Marker is in Arnaudville, Louisiana, in Saint Martin Parish. Marker is on Bushville Highway (State Highway 347) 0.2 miles south of Blake Genelle Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Arnaudville LA 70512, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Louis Hebert (approx. 1.7 miles away); St. Bernard's Catholic Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); Scholastique Picou Breaux (approx. 5.8 miles away); Mulate's (approx. 6.2 miles away); Academy of the Sacred Heart (approx. 10.9 miles away); Grand Coteau (approx. 11.3 miles away); La Place des Créoles (approx. 12 miles away); Gordon Square (approx. 12.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraPoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
Stephanie-Martin Duralde House Marker image. Click for full size.
October 7, 2016
2. Stephanie-Martin Duralde House Marker
Stephanie Plantation House image. Click for full size.
October 7, 2016
3. Stephanie Plantation House
 
 
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