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Opelousas in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Pitre's Corner

Southeast Corner of Bellevue and Court Streets

 
 
Pitre's Corner Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, February 22, 2020
1. Pitre's Corner Marker
Inscription.  Charles Pitre owned a building on this corner for many years. The Pitre building housed several businesses, including Eddy's Pool Hall. and Saloon and the Eddy Hotel. In 1904, the building was destroyed by fire. In 1911, Union Bank and Trust constructed the current Beaux-Arts style building.
 
Erected 2019 by The City of Opelousas 300 Project; National Park Service, Department of the Interior; Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, Office of Cultural Development, Division of Historic Preservation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 30° 32.043′ N, 92° 4.965′ W. Marker is in Opelousas, Louisiana, in St. Landry Parish. Marker is at the intersection of South Court Street and Bellevue Street on South Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Opelousas LA 70570, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Union Bank Building (here, next to this marker); Budd's Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); Manon's Corner
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Old Lacombe Hotel Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Federal Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Let Freedom Ring (about 300 feet away); City Hall (about 300 feet away); Bloch Corner (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Opelousas.
 
Pitre's Corner Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, February 21, 2020
2. Pitre's Corner Marker
Pitre's Corner Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, February 21, 2020
3. Pitre's Corner Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 130 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 5, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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