Donaldsonville in Ascension Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Canary Islanders Memorial
We dedicate this memorial in honor of our Spanish ancestors from the Canary Islands who, in the 18th century, sailed to Louisiana where they settled and prospered, thus fulfilling God's will as written in Holy Scripture:
Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth. Genesis 9:1
Se dedica este monumento en honor De
Nuestros Antepasados Españoles de Las Islas
Canarias. en el siglo XVIII navegaron desde Las
Islas en Barcos de vela y llegaron a Luisiana
donde se establecieron y prosperaron, así
cumpliendo la voluntad de Dios según las
Crezcan, multiplíquense y pueblen la tierra.
Dedicated Oct. 7, 2000,
Erected 2000 by Canary Islanders Heritage Society of Louisiana.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 6.076′ N, 90° 59.11′ W. Marker is in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, in Ascension Parish. Marker can be reached from Opelousas Street east of St. Vincent Street, on the right when traveling
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ascension Of Our Lord Catholic Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Ascension Catholic Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Central Agricultural School (approx. ¼ mile away); African American Life (approx. ¼ mile away); Bicentennial Jazz Plaza (approx. 0.3 miles away); War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Francis T. Nicholls (approx. 0.3 miles away); Louisiana Square (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Donaldsonville.
More about this memorial. Located at the main entrance of the Ascension Catholic Cemetery
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.