“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Breaux Bridge in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)


Landmarked for the preservation of our Cajun Cuisine

Poché's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Waldon, December 18, 2017
1. Poché's Marker
Inscription.  Poché's is noted for the preparation of the culinary foods, boudin and gratons. It is from the Antoine Poché family ca. 1859 that originates the name of this village, Poché Bridge.
Erected by The Breaux Bridge Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 18.768′ N, 91° 54.239′ W. Marker is in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, in St. Martin Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Main Highway (State Highway 31) and Poche Bridge Road, on the left when traveling west on Main Highway. Near the northeast corner of the Poché's Restaurant building in the village of Poché Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3015 Main Hwy #A, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, Breaux Bridge LA 70517, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mulate's (approx. 2½ miles away); The Bridge of 1852 (approx. 2½ miles away); Legend of Bayou Teche/La Legendè Du Bayou Teche (approx. 2.6 miles away); St. Bernard School History
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(approx. 2.6 miles away); Most Rev. Jules B. Jeanmard, D.D. (approx. 2.7 miles away); St. Bernard's Catholic Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Birthplace of Bishop Jules Jeanmard/Lieu de Naissance de L'Évêque Jules Jeanmard (approx. 2.7 miles away); Scholastique Picou Breaux (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Breaux Bridge.
Also see . . .  Poche's Market, Restaurant & Smokehouse. (Submitted on December 24, 2017.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2017, by Mike Waldon of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 19, 2017, by Mike Waldon of Lafayette, Louisiana. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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