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St. Martinville in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Evangeline Oak

 
 
Evangeline Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Waldon, June 28, 2013
1. Evangeline Oak Marker
Inscription.  

Longfellow's poem "Evangeline" immortalized the tragedy of the Acadian exile from Nova Scotia in 1755. This oak marks the legendary meeting place of Emmeline Labiche and Louis Arceneaux, the counterparts of Evangeline and Gabriel.

Le Chêne D'Evangeline
Longfellow a immortalisé dans "Evangeline" la tragédie des Acadiens exilées de leur pays à partir de 1755. Ce chêne se trouve là où, selon la légende, Emmeline Labiche et Louis Arceneaux (Evangeline & Gabriel) se sont rencontrés.
 
Erected 1982 by Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicColonial EraHorticulture & ForestrySettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Historic Trees series list.
 
Location. 30° 7.326′ N, 91° 49.65′ W. Marker is in St. Martinville, Louisiana, in St. Martin Parish. Marker is on Port Street near S New Market Street. Evangeline
Evangeline Oak Marker French text image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, September 3, 2010
2. Evangeline Oak Marker French text
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Oak Park on west bank of Bayou Teche. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Martinville LA 70582, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Castillo Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Judge Émile Édouard (Edward) Simon (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (within shouting distance of this marker); Deportation Cross (within shouting distance of this marker); Evangeline Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); On This Site Lie Buried Officers of The Attakapas Militia (about 500 feet away); St. Martin Catholic Church (about 600 feet away); Ange Marie Jan (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Martinville.
 
Evangeline Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, September 3, 2010
3. Evangeline Oak Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2013, by Mike Waldon of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 620 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 28, 2013, by Mike Waldon of Lafayette, Louisiana.   2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 11, 2022