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

Breaux Bridge/Pont-Breaux

 
 
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November 1, 2018
1. Breaux Bridge/Pont-Breaux Marker
English Side
Inscription.

English:
Founded 1859. Long recognized for its culinary artistry in the preparation of crawfish. The 1958 Louisiana Legislature officially designated Breaux Bridge "La Capitale Mondiale De L'Ecrevisse" in honor of its centennial year.

French:
Fondé en 1859. Connu de longue date pour ses savoureux plats d'écrevisses. Le parlement louisianais baptisa officiellement Pont-Bridge "Capitale Mondiale de l'Ecrevisse" en 1958, lors du centenaire de cette ville.
 
Erected 1959 by Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Location. 30° 16.374′ N, 91° 54.056′ W. Marker is in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, in Saint Martin Parish. Marker is on Main Highway (State Highway 31) south of Courthouse Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Breaux Bridge LA 70517, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Scholastique Picou Breaux (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Bernard's Catholic Church (about 600 feet away); Mulate's (approx. 1.3 miles away); Poché's (approx. 2.8 miles away); Wetlands
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November 1, 2018
2. Breaux Bridge/Pont-Breaux Marker
French Side
(approx. 4.8 miles away); American Alligator (approx. 4.8 miles away); Lake Martin (approx. 4.8 miles away); François Coulee (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Breaux Bridge.
 
More about this marker. On the grounds of the Breaux Birdge City Hall.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
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November 1, 2018
3. Breaux Bridge/Pont-Breaux Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2018.
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