St. Martinville in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Raised Creole cottage constructed circa 1815 using boussillage, pegged cypress beams and bricks hand made by slaved using clay from Bayou Teche.
Erected by Louisiana Office of State Parks.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 8.232′ N, 91° 49.534′ W. Marker is in St. Martinville, Louisiana, in St. Martin Parish. Marker is on North Main Street (State Highway 31) near Longfellow-Evangeline Entrance Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 North Main Street, Saint Martinville LA 70582, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bayou Teche (approx. half a mile away); Attakapa Indian (approx. one mile away); On This Site Lie Buried Officers of The Attakapas Militia (approx. one mile away); Evangeline Monument (approx. one mile away); St. Martinville (approx. one mile away); St. Martin Catholic Church (approx. one mile away); Deportation Cross (approx. one mile away); Evangeline Oak (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Martinville.
More about this marker. Located at entrance to the Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site. Admission is charged for museum and home tour.
Also see . . . Official State Site. (Submitted on March 31, 2018.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 31, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 31, 2018.