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Birthplace of Bishop Jules Jeanmard/Lieu de Naissance de L'Évêque Jules Jeanmard

 
 
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February 9, 2019
1. Birthplace of Bishop Jules Jeanmard/Lieu de Naissance de L'Évêque Jules Jeanmard Marker
Inscription.  
English Side
Located one block south at 123 Van Buren Street is the birthplace of the first bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette, Bishop Jules B. Jeanmard. Born August 15, 1879, Jeanmard belonged to St. Bernard Church where he received baptism, confirmation, first holy communion, and served as an altar boy. He was consecrated as the first bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette, LA on December 8, 1918 and served until his resignation on March 13, 1956. Bishop Jeanmard died on February 23, 1957.

Cajun Side
Le lieu de naissance de Jules B. Jeanmard, premier évêque du Diocèse de Lafayette, est situé au 123 Rue Van Buren, à environ un pâté de maison dici en direction du sud. Né le 15 août 1879, Jeanmard fut paroissien de l'Église Saint Bernard où il fut baptisé et confirmé. Il y reçut sa première communion et y fut également enfant de choeur. Il devint le premier évérgue du Diocèse de Lafayette le 8 décembre 1918, jusqu'au moment de sa renonciation le 13 mars 1956. L'évêque Jeanmard décéda le 23 février 1957.
 
Erected by Bishop Jules Jeanmard KC Council 2398/Pl;aque Réalisée Grâce

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February 9, 2019
2. Birthplace of Bishop Jules Jeanmard/Lieu de Naissance de L'Évêque Jules Jeanmard Marker
Cajun Side
À La Donation de L'Ordre 2398 Des Cheval de Colomb.
 
Location. 30° 16.471′ N, 91° 53.922′ W. Marker is in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, in St. Martin Parish. Marker is on East Bridge Street (Louisiana Route 336-1). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 219 E Bridge Street, 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. Pont Breaux, Louisiane (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Legend of Bayou Teche/La Legendè Du Bayou Teche (about 400 feet away); Most Rev. Jules B. Jeanmard, D.D. (about 500 feet away); St. Bernard's Catholic Church (about 500 feet away); The Bridge of 1852 (about 700 feet away); Cajun Warrior (approx. 0.2 miles away); Breaux Bridge/Pont-Breaux (approx. 0.2 miles away); Scholastique Picou Breaux (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Breaux Bridge.
 
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February 8, 2019
3. Birthplace of Bishop Jules Jeanmard/Lieu de Naissance de L'Évêque Jules Jeanmard Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 108 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 16, 2019.
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