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Edgard in Saint John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

St. John The Baptist Catholic Church

1770

 
 
St. John The Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
March 25, 2005
1. St. John The Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. From which civil parish was named. First church on second German Coast when Louisiana was a colony of Spain. Served west and east banks of river until 1864. Old cemetery contains wife of Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard and John Slidell family tomb.
 
Erected 1964 by Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Location. 30° 2.749′ N, 90° 33.482′ W. Marker is in Edgard, Louisiana, in Saint John the Baptist Parish. Marker is at the intersection of River Road (State Highway 18) and East 4th Street, on the right when traveling east on River Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2349 LA-18, Edgard LA 70049, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saint John The Baptist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Caroline Deslonde Beauregard (about 400 feet away); Maurin's Theater (approx. 0.6 miles away); Graugnard House (approx. 1.9 miles away); First Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church Sanctuary (approx. 2 miles away); Civil War Cannon (approx. 4 miles away); Laplace (approx. 4 miles away); Les Allemands (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edgard.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.War, US Civil
 
St. John The Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
March 25, 2005
2. St. John The Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2015. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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