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


Circa 1830's

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February 19, 2016
1. Galliano Marker
Inscription.  It is believed that the family of Zenon Cheramie settled on Bayou Lafourche in the 1830's, for Zenon Cheramie's first wife, Delphine Dupre-Terrebonne Cheramie was buried in the settlement of Galliano at the Cheramie Cemetery in 1832. The Onezime Hebert family is said to have been in Galliano at least since the 1830's. Galliano, called Cote Cheramie until the 1900's, was probably named for the family of Salvador Galliano who was a prosperous planter in the 1860's with 400 acres of rice and orange groves.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
Location. 29° 26.04′ N, 90° 17.875′ W. Marker is in Galliano, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (State Highway 1) and Rusty Eymard Parkway, on the right when traveling south on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Galliano LA 70354, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Golden Meadow (approx. 3.3 miles away); Golden Meadow High School (approx. 3.7 miles away); Cote Blanche
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February 19, 2016
2. Galliano Marker
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(approx. 5.9 miles away); Curole House (approx. 6 miles away); Larose (approx. 9.8 miles away); Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church (approx. 10.8 miles away); Leeville Cemetery (approx. 13.1 miles away); Leeville (approx. 13.2 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 23, 2016. This page has been viewed 534 times since then and 123 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 23, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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