The Valery Thibodeaux House
This beautiful Acadian home and grounds was the site chosen by Maj. A. Gallway, 173rd N.Y. Volunteers for the encampment of his Union Troops, April 21, 1863.
This house has been continuously occupied by Valery Thibodeaux's descendants since the time it was built.
Erected by The Breaux Bridge Historical Society.
Location. 30° 16.393′ N, 91° 53.489′ W. Marker is in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, in St. Martin Parish. Marker is on Poydras Highway (State Highway 347) near Ada Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Breaux Bridge LA 70517, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Bishop Jules Jeanmard/Lieu de Naissance de L'Évêque Jules Jeanmard (approx. 0.4 miles away); Legend of Bayou Teche/La Legendè Du Bayou Teche (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pont Breaux, Louisiane (approx. half a mile away); St. Bernard's Catholic Church (approx. half a mile away); Most Rev. Jules B. Jeanmard, D.D.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 15, 2019.