“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Chackbay in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Bayou Heron Graveyard

Bayou Heron Graveyard Marker image. Click for full size.
December 25, 2009
1. Bayou Heron Graveyard Marker
Inscription.  Washington Griffin's Cemetery. est. c. 1850, was the first Chackbay cemetery. Acquired by Bayou Heron Graveyard Association in 1883, it became the Grand Bayou, Trosclair, or Rodrigue Cemetery.
Erected 1991 by Lafourche Heritage Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
Location. 29° 54.36′ N, 90° 45.721′ W. Marker is in Chackbay, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish. Marker is on State Highway 20 east of Farmer Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Thibodaux LA 70301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Le Chemin Militaire (approx. 3.7 miles away); Notre Dame de la Paix (approx. 5½ miles away); Hero's Tomb (approx. 5½ miles away); Cabahanoce Plantation (approx. 6.7 miles away); Manresa House of Retreats (approx. 6.9 miles away); "Le Petit Versailles" (approx. 7 miles away); Oak Alley Plantation (approx. 7 miles away); Colonel Leopold L. Armant (approx. 7 miles away).
Bayou Heron Graveyard image. Click for full size.
December 25, 2009
2. Bayou Heron Graveyard
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2015. This page has been viewed 458 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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