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

La Place des Créoles

Lifting Up The Créole Community

 
 
La Place De Creole Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Cormier, October 19, 2011
1. La Place De Creole Marker
Inscription.  Founded March 18, 1991, to preserve and promote the history and culture of the Créoles (African-Americans) of the area.
 
Erected 1991.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: African Americans. A significant historical date for this entry is March 18, 1991.
 
Location. 30° 13.935′ N, 92° 1.265′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Louisiana, in Lafayette Parish. Marker is on Cameron Drive (US 90) near Lafayette Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette LA 70501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 9-11 Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Gordon Square (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cathedral-Carmel School (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. John Cathedral Oak (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jean Jacques Alfred Mouton Monument (approx. ¾ mile away); General Alfred Mouton (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lafayette Museum / Le Musee de Lafayette (approx. 0.8 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 1,016 times since then and 23 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 2, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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