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Lutcher in St. James Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Lutcher

 
 
Lutcher Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
1. Lutcher Marker
Inscription.  Established 1891 by H.J. Lutcher, co-owner of Lutcher & Moore Cypress Lumber Co. The town, incorporated in 1912, grew around the sawmill built on the plantation of Pierre Chenet, developer of world-famous Perique tobacco.
 
Erected by the Kraemer Family in Memory of Clyde Kraemer,.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1891.
 
Location. 30° 2.335′ N, 90° 41.643′ W. Marker is in Lutcher, Louisiana, in St. James Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Lutcher Avenue (State Highway 3193) and Jefferson Highway (Highway 44), on the right when traveling north on Lutcher Avenue. Former location of the St. James Historical Society & Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1988 Jefferson Highway, Lutcher LA 70071, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lutcher United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gramercy (approx. half a mile away); Colonial Sugars Refinery (approx. one mile
St. James Parish Historical Society former location near marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
2. St. James Parish Historical Society former location near marker.
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away); Golden Grove Plantation (approx. 1.3 miles away); Allées Gwendolyn Midlo Hall (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Slave Quarters (approx. 2.6 miles away); Vacherie (approx. 2.8 miles away); Bourgeois Homeplace / Site Familial des Bourgeois (approx. 3.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  City of Lutcher Wikipedia article. (Submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
View of marker looking north on Lutcher Avenue. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
3. View of marker looking north on Lutcher Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Aug. 10, 2022