“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)

The Pellerin-Chauffe House


The Pellerin-Chauffe House Marker image. Click for full size.
February 8, 2019
1. The Pellerin-Chauffe House Marker
This Queen Anne Revival cottage was built in 1896 by Edmond Pellerin. The carpenter, Emile Bergeron, built the entire house of local cypress and the house remains the finest example of rural farm life in Breaux Bridge at the end of the 19th Century.

This house is the first original Breaux Bridge home on the National Register of Historic Places.

Restoration courtesy
Mary Lynn Chauffe-Guillory
Erected by The Breaux Bridge Historical Society.
Location. 30° 15.513′ N, 91° 53.011′ W. Marker is in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, in St. Martin Parish. Marker is on South Poydras Highway (State Highway 347) 0.2 miles north of Delcambre Road, on the right when traveling north. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Valery Thibodeaux House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pont Breaux, Louisiane (approx. 1.4 miles away); Birthplace of Bishop Jules Jeanmard/Lieu de Naissance de L'Évêque Jules Jeanmard (approx. 1.4 miles away); Breaux Bridge/Pont-Breaux

The Pellerin-Chauffe House Marker image. Click for full size.
February 8, 2019
2. The Pellerin-Chauffe House Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Legend of Bayou Teche/La Legendè Du Bayou Teche (approx. 1½ miles away); St. Bernard's Catholic Church (approx. 1½ miles away); Most Rev. Jules B. Jeanmard, D.D. (approx. 1½ miles away); Cajun Warrior (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Breaux Bridge.
More about this marker. Caution, very busy highway.
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 10, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 10, 2019.
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