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Covington in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Saint Peter Church

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October 14, 2016
1. Saint Peter Church Marker
Inscription.  L'Abbé Jouanneault built the predecessor of St. Peter Church on the Bouge Falaya in 1843. The first resident pastor was Fr. J.M. Giraud, appointed in 1863 to serve Covington, Madisonville, Bedico, and Abita Springs. In 1892 Fr. Joseph Koegerl, pastor, who was also Canon of St. Louis Cathedral, built a new church and rectory on Massachusetts St. The Jefferson Ave. church was erected in 1940 during the pastorate of Fr. Aemillian Egler, O.S.R. Two Benedictines have served the parish continuously since 1922.
Erected by Archdiocesan Bicentennial Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
Location. 30° 28.422′ N, 90° 6.095′ W. Marker is in Covington, Louisiana, in St. Tammany Parish. Marker is at the intersection of South Jefferson Avenue and East 19th Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South Jefferson Avenue. Located at front entrance to church facing Jefferson Ave. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 E 19th Ave, Covington LA 70433, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
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October 14, 2016
2. Saint Peter Church Marker
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. Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Southern Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Courthouse Square and Historic Oaks (approx. 0.4 miles away); Reconstruction Period (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ronald Wilson Reagan (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bicentennial Covington #1 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Public "Ox Lot" Parking (approx. 0.4 miles away); Doodlebug (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
Also see . . .  Saint Peter Catholic Church. (Submitted on October 21, 2016.)
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October 14, 2016
3. Saint Peter Church and Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2016. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 20, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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