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

Fred's Lounge

1946 In Memory of Alfred "Fred" Tate 1996

 

— 11/20/12 - 7/15/92 —

 
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May 17, 2005
1. Fred's Lounge Marker
Inscription.  11-20-46 Fred purchased Tate's Bar, now known as Famous "Fred's Lounge," Mamou, LA. In 1950 Courir de Mardi Gras was revived at Fred's Lounge. June, 1962 the late Revon Reed began remote radio program at Fred's Lounge which is still alive today (KPVI 1050AM) Radio station. French Renaissance (Cajun Music, Language and Culture) after WWII originated at Fred's Lounge.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment.
 
Location. 30° 37.855′ N, 92° 25.168′ W. Marker is in Mamou, Louisiana, in Evangeline Parish. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Street (State Highway 104) and Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling north on 6th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 420 6th Street, Mamou LA 70554, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.3 miles away); City of Ville Platte City Hall (approx. 9.4 miles away); National Register of Historic Places (approx. 9.4 miles away); Ville Platte
Fred's Lounge image. Click for full size.
May 17, 2005
2. Fred's Lounge
(approx. 9.4 miles away); City Of Eunice (approx. 9˝ miles away); Calvary Baptist Church (approx. 13.2 miles away); Acadia Baptist Acadamy (approx. 15.1 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2015. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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Nov. 30, 2020