St. Gabriel in Iberville Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
St - Gabriel
Eglise de la côte d'Iberville construite en 1769 par les exilés acadiens. En 1773 elle était sur le Manchac espagnol offert par ce gouvernement. Des colons allemands arrivèrent du Maryland en 1784.
Church on the Iberville riverbank built in 1769 by Acadian exiles. In 1773 it was part of the Spanish Manchac (land grant) offered by the Government. German settlers arrived from Maryland in 1784.
Erected by Codofil & Commission Du Tourisme.
Location. 30° 15.257′ N, 91° 6.154′ W. Marker is in St. Gabriel, Louisiana, in Iberville Parish. Marker can be reached from State Highway 75 0.2 miles south of Route 74, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3625 LA-75, Saint Gabriel LA 70776, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Gabriel Church (here, next to this marker); The Old Saint Gabriel Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. Pierre Joseph Landry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Raphael Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Bayou Paul Colored School (approx. 3½ miles away); A Civil War Soldier (approx. 3.7 miles away); The STAR (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Daughters of Charity (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Gabriel.
Also see . . . St. Gabriel Roman Catholic Church. National Park Service nps.gov (Submitted on February 12, 2018, by Jude Ramagosa of White Castle, Louisiana.)
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2015. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 70 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on July 18, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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