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New Iberia in Iberia Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Spanish Lake

 
 
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March 29, 2018
1. Spanish Lake Marker
Inscription.  
First known as Lake Flamand for one of the early settlers, Jean Baptist Grevemberg; known as Lake Tasse by the French due to its cup shape; and known as Spanish Lake for early Spanish colonials who lived on its shores.
 
Erected 1968 by The Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 30° 2.636′ N, 91° 51.812′ W. Marker is in New Iberia, Louisiana, in Iberia Parish. Marker is at the intersection of West Old Spanish Trail (State Highway 182) and Spanish Lake Road (Parish Road 123), on the left when traveling south on West Old Spanish Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Iberia LA 70560, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Spanish Lake (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Camp Pratt (approx. 0.6 miles away); Belmont Plantation (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Erath Building
Spanish Lake Marker image. Click for full size.
March 29, 2018
2. Spanish Lake Marker
(approx. 3˝ miles away); The Episcopal Church Of The Epiphany (approx. 3˝ miles away); A Walk of Faith (approx. 3˝ miles away); Eddie L. Dorsey, MD; Ima Pierson, DDS; Howard C. Scoggins, MD; Luins Williams, MD (approx. 3.6 miles away); St. Peter's Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Iberia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2018.
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