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Lutcher in Saint James Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Lutcher

 
 
Lutcher Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
1. Lutcher Marker
Inscription. Established 1891 by H.J. Lutcher, co-owner of Lutcher & Moore Cypress Lumber Co. The town, incorporated in 1912, grew around the sawmill built on the plantation of Pierre Chenet, developer of world-famous Perique tobacco.
 
Erected by the Kraemer Family in Memory of Clyde Kraemer,.
 
Location. 30° 2.335′ N, 90° 41.643′ W. Marker is in Lutcher, Louisiana, in Saint James Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Lutcher Avenue (State Highway 3193) and Jefferson Highway (Highway 44), on the right when traveling north on Lutcher Avenue. Touch for map. Former location of the St. James Historical Society & Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1988 Jefferson Highway, Lutcher LA 70071, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lutcher United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gramercy (approx. half a mile away); Colonial Sugars Refinery (approx. one mile away); Golden Grove Plantation (approx. 1.3 miles away); Allées Gwendolyn Midlo Hall (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Slave Quarters (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bourgeois Homeplace / Site Familial des Bourgeois (approx. 3.1 miles away); "Vacherie de Grande Pointe" (approx. 3.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
St. James Parish Historical Society former location near marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
2. St. James Parish Historical Society former location near marker.
 City of Lutcher Wikipedia article. (Submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
View of marker looking north on Lutcher Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
3. View of marker looking north on Lutcher Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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