Breaux Bridge in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Founded 1859. Long recognized for its culinary artistry in the preparation of crawfish. The 1958 Louisiana Legislature officially designated Breaux Bridge "La Capitale Mondiale De L'Ecrevisse" in honor of its centennial year.
Fondé en 1859. Connu de longue date pour ses savoureux plats d'écrevisses. Le parlement louisianais baptisa officiellement Pont-Bridge "Capitale Mondiale de l'Ecrevisse" en 1958, lors du centenaire de cette ville.
Erected 1959 by Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 16.374′ N, 91° 54.056′ W. Marker is in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, in St. Martin Parish. Marker is on Main Highway (State Highway 31) south of Courthouse Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Breaux Bridge LA 70517, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cajun Warrior (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scholastique Picou Breaux (about Pont Breaux, Louisiane (about 500 feet away); St. Bernard's Catholic Church (about 600 feet away); Most Rev. Jules B. Jeanmard, D.D. (about 600 feet away); Birthplace of Bishop Jules Jeanmard/Lieu de Naissance de L'Évêque Jules Jeanmard (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bridge of 1852 (approx. ¼ mile away); Legend of Bayou Teche/La Legendè Du Bayou Teche (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Breaux Bridge.
More about this marker. On the grounds of the Breaux Birdge City Hall.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2018.