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

Presentation Convent Chapel

c. 1855

Presentation Convent Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
1. Presentation Convent Chapel Marker
Inscription.  Originally located in Hydropolis (Cocoville). Served as the chapel for the Daughters of the Cross and students at Presentation Academy. Later moved after the Civil War to Marksville and attached to the first St. Joseph Church. Moved to the grounds of Presentation School when the present church was built.
Erected by City of Marksville.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour series list.
Location. 31° 7.418′ N, 92° 4.001′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on East Waddil Street, 0.1 miles east of South Washington Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marksville LA 71351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Joseph Catholic Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Presentation Academy (about 500 feet away); Gardiner-Laborde Home (about 500 feet away); Watts-Dupuy-Scallan Home
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(about 600 feet away); Dr. Sylvan DeNux Home (about 600 feet away); Joe Printz Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marksville Masonic Lodge Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jules Coco Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marksville.
Presentation Convent Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
2. Presentation Convent Chapel Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2016. This page has been viewed 472 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 13, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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