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


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September 2, 2016
1. Mansura Marker
Inscription.  Incorporated 1860. Long recognized for its culinary artistry in the preparation of Cochon de Lait. The 1960 Louisiana Legislature officially designated Mansura "La Capitale de Cochon de Lait" in honor of its Centennial year.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
Location. 31° 3.724′ N, 92° 3.037′ W. Marker is in Mansura, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on L'Eglise Street (State Highway 107) north of Porterie Street, on the left when traveling north. Located in front of the Mansura City Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1832 L'Eglise St, Mansura LA 71350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Desfossé House (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Mansura (approx. half a mile away); Avoyelles Parish Vietnam Memorial (approx. 2½ miles away); Presentation Academy (approx. 3.1 miles away); Tunica-Biloxi Indian Reservation (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Marksville Site (approx. 3.7 miles
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September 2, 2016
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away); Marc Eliche (approx. 3.7 miles away); Decuir-Gaspard Home (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mansura.
Also see . . .  Cochon de Lait Festival. (Submitted on September 9, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2016. This page has been viewed 352 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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