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Saint Bernard in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Terre-Aux-Boeufs Cemetery

 
 
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October 28, 2016
1. Terre-Aux-Boeufs Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Canary Islanders (Isleños) settled Terre-aux-Boeufs (Cattle Land) after parceling in 1778 by Pierre Philippe Marigny, during regime of Governor Bernardo de Gálvez after whom St. Bernard Church and Civil Parish were named. First burial, June 6, 1787: Joseph Mesa.
 
Erected 1975 by St. Bernard Bicentennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 29° 52.02′ N, 89° 49.095′ W. Marker is in Saint Bernard, Louisiana, in St. Bernard Parish. Marker is on Bayou Road (State Highway 300) west of Billiot Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2805 Bayou Road, Saint Bernard LA 70085, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saint Bernard Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Terre-Aux-Boeuf (approx. 2½ miles away); St. Malo (approx. 2½ miles away); Jumonville Plantation (approx. 8 miles away); Battle of Lake Borgne
Terre-Aux-Boeufs Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
October 28, 2016
2. Terre-Aux-Boeufs Cemetery Marker
(approx. 8.4 miles away); English Turn (approx. 8.8 miles away); Plantation of Jacques Philippe Villere (approx. 8.8 miles away); Lacoste Plantation (approx. 9.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saint Bernard.
 
Terre-Aux-Boeufs Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, October 28, 2016
3. Terre-Aux-Boeufs Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2016, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 8, 2016.
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