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Abbeville in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Saint Mary Magdalen Church

 
 
Saint Mary Magdalen Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karl Stelly, 2009
1. Saint Mary Magdalen Church Marker
English side of marker
Inscription.  
Saint Mary Magdalen Church
Four churches dedicated to Saint Mary Magdalen have stood on this site purchased from Joseph LeBlanc by Père Mègret in 1843. The present church was built in 1911 under the pastorate of Père Laforest.

French:
Eglise Ste. Marie Madeleine
Quatre églises dédiées á Ste. Marie Madeleine ont été successivement édifiées en ce lieu acheté par le Père Mégret á Joseph LeBlanc en 1843. L'église actuelle a été construite en 1911 sous le pastorat du Père Laforest.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionLandmarksNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
 
Location. 29° 58.472′ N, 92° 8.278′ W. Marker is in Abbeville, Louisiana, in Vermilion Parish. Marker is on Pere Megret Street (State Highway 14) near Washington Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Pere Megret Street, Abbeville LA 70510, 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. Pére Antoine Desiré Mégret (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Catholic Cemetery
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(about 400 feet away); Louisiana Story (about 500 feet away); Abbeville (about 700 feet away); The Old Masonic Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Est. 1885 St. Mary Congregational Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Acadian Prairie Settlement (approx. 5.2 miles away); Bancker Ferry (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abbeville.
 
Saint Mary Magdalen Church Marker image. Click for full size.
June 30, 2017
2. Saint Mary Magdalen Church Marker
French Side of Marker
Saint Mary Magdalen Church Marker image. Click for full size.
June 30, 2017
3. Saint Mary Magdalen Church Marker
Marker can be seen lower left of photo.
St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karl Stelly, 2009
4. St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church
Abbeville, Louisiana
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2017. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,266 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 2, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on July 1, 2017.   3. submitted on July 3, 2017.   4. submitted on January 2, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Nov. 28, 2023