New Iberia in Iberia Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
The Murray Building
Owned by the Fitzhugh Murray family for most of the 20th century, this building was occupied and leased by several buisnesses, including Deblanc and Landry Grocery, Tibby-Rouse Auto Parts, Berard Brothers Towing Company and Nick Fritella's Shoe Shop. In 1952 part of the building became the offices of the Landry, Watkins, Cousin and Landry Law Firm, whose senior partner Jacob S. Landry, with the help and support of his wife, Stephanie, was one of the foremost civic leaders and philanthropists of the community. In 1986 the entire building was acquired and renovated by the successor to that firm and is now owned and occupied by Landry, Watkins, Repaske and Breaux Law Firm.
Jaob Segura Landry and Stephanie Durand Landry
Iberia Cultural Resources Association 2008
Propriété de la Familie Murray Fitzhugh Pendant la plus grande partie du 20ème siècle, l’Édificie Murray fut occupé et loué par plusieurs enterprises don’t l’épicerie Deblanc et Landry, le magasin de piéces automobiles
Erected 2008 by Iberia Cultural Resources Association .
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1952.
Location. 30° 0.282′ N, 91° 49.017′ W. Marker is in New Iberia, Louisiana, in Iberia Parish. Marker is on East Main Street (State Highway 182) west of North Weeks Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 East Main Street, New Iberia LA 70560, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bazus Building (a few steps from this marker); Segura - Labourgeois Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Davis Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dreyfus Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Evangeline Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); The United States Post Office - Circa 1903 (within shouting distance of this marker); James Lee Burke (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William G. "Bunk" Johnson (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Iberia.
More about this marker. One of twenty-one trilingual historical markers (Spanish, French and English) located throughout New Iberia.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2015. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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