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Houma in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Southdown High School

 
 
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1. Southdown High School Marker
Inscription.  
Southdown High School served as an African-American high school from 1953 to 1969. The school served as a source of pride and as an institution of learning for all African-American students. Many well-known, local educators and community leaders are alumni of this educational landmark.

"We built the ladder on which we climbed."
Old Southdown dear, in our hearts you will always remain!
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation.
 
Location. 29° 35.652′ N, 90° 44.52′ W. Marker is in Houma, Louisiana, in Terrebonne Parish. Marker is on Saint Charles Street (State Highway 664) near West Tunnel Boulavard (Highway 3040), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1124 Saint Charles Street, Houma LA 70360, 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. Southdown Plantation (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saint Francis de Sales Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Terrebonne Parish Courthouse Square Oaks (approx. 1.2 miles away); 1834-1934

Southdown High School Marker image. Click for full size.
2. Southdown High School Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Fifth Districts High School (approx. 1.2 miles away); When Oysters Were King (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bayou Terrebonne (approx. 1.3 miles away); New Acadia / Nouvelle Acadie (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houma.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2019.
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