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Arnaudville in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Stephanie-Martin Duralde House

Stephanie-Martin Duralde House Marker image. Click for full size.
October 7, 2016
1. Stephanie-Martin Duralde House Marker
Inscription.  Martin Duralde, commandant at Opelousas Post from 1795 to 1803, was the leading political figure in southwestern LA the last years of the Spanish Era. Duralde occupied and developed a 1423 acre tract along the Upper Teche by 1781. He served as senator for the Attakapas in 1812. Clarissa, his daughter, married W.C.C. Claiborne in 1806.
Erected by Societe du Sud.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 21.284′ N, 91° 52.7′ W. Marker is in Arnaudville, Louisiana, in St. Martin Parish. Marker is on Bushville Highway (State Highway 347) 0.2 miles south of Blake Genelle Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Arnaudville LA 70512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Louis Hebert (approx. 1.7 miles away); Poché's (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Bridge of 1852 (approx. 5.6 miles away); Legend of Bayou Teche/La Legendè Du Bayou Teche
Stephanie-Martin Duralde House Marker image. Click for full size.
October 7, 2016
2. Stephanie-Martin Duralde House Marker
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(approx. 5.6 miles away); St. Bernard School History (approx. 5.6 miles away); Birthplace of Bishop Jules Jeanmard/Lieu de Naissance de L'Évêque Jules Jeanmard (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Valery Thibodeaux House (approx. 5.7 miles away); Most Rev. Jules B. Jeanmard, D.D. (approx. 5.7 miles away).
Stephanie Plantation House image. Click for full size.
October 7, 2016
3. Stephanie Plantation House
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2016. This page has been viewed 643 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on October 18, 2016. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 11, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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