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Crowley in Acadia Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Crowley

 
 
Crowley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
1. Crowley Marker
Inscription.  
Founded 1886 & soon emerged as center of state's rice industry. Historic district listed on National Register of Historic Places. Significant for its impressive c.1890-c.1930 commercial area & its superb Victorian residences.
 
Erected 1984 by The Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
 
Location. 30° 13.226′ N, 92° 22.63′ W. Marker is in Crowley, Louisiana, in Acadia Parish. Marker is on North Parkerson Avenue (State Highway 13) south of West 12th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1125 North Parkerson Avenue, Crowley LA 70526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Senator John F. Kennedy Presidential Campaign Speech (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Crowley (approx. 0.6 miles away); David L. & Jeanette Ross May House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Crowley Louisiana Post Office 1913
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Miller Stadium (approx. one mile away); Salmon Lusk Wright (approx. 4.3 miles away); Pouppeville (approx. 6˝ miles away); Louisiana Frog Company (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crowley.
 
More about this marker. Located in front of the Acadia Parish Library
 
Crowley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, March 19, 2020
2. Crowley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 208 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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