“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Port Barre in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Port Barre

Port Barre Marker image. Click for full size.
July 5, 2019
1. Port Barre Marker
Port actif à l'époque du bateau à vapeur. Appelé d'après le nom de la famille Barré. En 1765 Charles Barré acheta 8800 arpents de terre à Jacques Guillaume Courtableau, le premier Commandant du Poste des Opelousas. C'est ici que le Bayou Courtable au donne naissance au Bayou Teche
Erected by Codfil & Commission du Tourisme.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 33.57′ N, 91° 57.393′ W. Marker is in Port Barre, Louisiana, in St. Landry Parish. Marker is on Bayou Road. Located at the northern terminus of Bayou Road at small RV park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Barre LA 70577, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bayou Courtableau at Bayou Teche Headwaters (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Port Barre (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bayou Courtableau (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Opelousas Post Militia of 1779 (approx. 7.2 miles away);
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Opelousas Catholic School (approx. 7.3 miles away); Myrtle Grove Cemetery (approx. 7.3 miles away); Preston "Sweet" Fontenot (approx. 7.3 miles away); Le Vieux Village (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Barre.
More about this marker. Located inside the Port Barre RV Park on Bayou Road, behind Bourque's Supermarket.
Port Barre Marker image. Click for full size.
July 5, 2019
2. Port Barre Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2019.

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