New Iberia in Iberia Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Once known as Orange Island purchased after the Civil War by Joseph Jefferson (1829 to 1905), world famous actor and artist. Home designed and built about 1870.
Erected 1970 by The Louisiana Tourist Commission.
Location. 29° 58.342′ N, 91° 58.208′ W. Marker is in New Iberia, Louisiana, in Iberia Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Rip Van Winkle Road (Parish Road 702) and Excalibur Road, in the median on Rip Van Winkle Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5505 Rip Van Winkle Road, New Iberia LA 70560, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lake Peigneur (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bayou Carlin Cove (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Erath Sugar Company (approx. 4 miles away); Acadian Prairie Settlement (approx. 5 miles away); Boat House (approx. 5.4 miles away); Bayou Petite Anse (approx. 5½ miles away); This Buddah (approx. 5½ miles away); The Cleveland Oak (approx. 5½ miles away).
Also see . . . Rip Van Winkle Official Website. (Submitted on July 7, 2017.)
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2017. 3. submitted on July 7, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.