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Mt. Carmel Academy

 
 
Mt. Carmel Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Cormier, October 26, 2011
1. Mt. Carmel Academy Marker
Inscription.  An educational institution for girls established in 1872 by the Sisters of Mt. Carmel. The order was founded in 1825 in Tours, France. The old building which is nearest Bayou Teche was constructed by Henry F. Duperier in 1826.
 
Erected by Students of Mount Carmel and Attakapas Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
 
Location. 30° 0.394′ N, 91° 48.971′ W. Marker is in New Iberia, Louisiana, in Iberia Parish. Marker is on Bridge Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Iberia LA 70563, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Iberia Shipwreck (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bayou Teche (about 500 feet away); James Lee Burke (about 600 feet away); Provost's Café and Bar/Clementine Fine Dining and Spirits (about 600 feet away); William G. "Bunk" Johnson (about 600 feet away); Evangeline Theater
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(about 700 feet away); The Dreyfus Building (about 700 feet away); The Davis Building (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Iberia.
 
Mt. Carmel Academy Marker reverse, with identical text. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Cormier, October 26, 2011
2. Mt. Carmel Academy Marker reverse, with identical text.
Mt. Carmel Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Cormier
3. Mt. Carmel Academy Marker
A daytime photo of the marker and building.
Mt. Carmel Academy image. Click for full size.
Photographed By C.H.Lee
4. Mt. Carmel Academy
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 28, 2024. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 1,079 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 2, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana.   4. submitted on February 16, 2024, by Jenni Ducote of Jeanerette, Louisiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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