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

Bayou Vermilion

 
 
Bayou Vermilion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Cormier, October 27, 2011
1. Bayou Vermilion Marker
Inscription.  
Battle of Pinhook Bridge April 17, 1863.
Battle of Bayou Vermilion October 9, 1863.
We honor the memory of those soldiers who valiantly fought on these banks.

 
Erected by Lafayette Parish Bayou Vermilion District.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 30° 11.687′ N, 92° 0.968′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Louisiana, in Lafayette Parish. Marker is at the intersection of West Pinhook Road and La Rue France, on the right when traveling north on West Pinhook Road. Across from Outback Stakehouse, Hilton Towers and on the land near Tokyo Live. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette LA 70503, 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. James Domengeaux (approx. ¾ mile away); Vermilion River (approx. ¾ mile away); Pillars of Progress (approx. 1.3 miles away); Dr. Edwin L. Stephens (approx. 1½ miles away); Oaks of Ile Copal (approx. 1.6 miles away); Beaver Park
Bayou Vermilion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Cormier, October 27, 2011
2. Bayou Vermilion Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Vermilion River (approx. 1.8 miles away); Lafayette Museum / Le Musee de Lafayette (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 1,972 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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