St. Gabriel in Iberville Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Capt. Pierre Joseph Landry
War of 1812
Born - Jan. 9, 1770, St. Servan, France
Died - Mar. 14, 1843, Iberville Parish, Louisiana
Buried - Old St. Gabriel Church Cemetery
St. Gabriel, Louisiana
Migrated to Iberville Parish in 1785
and became a very successful plantation
owner and 19th Century Woodcarver.
Among his many works housed in the
Louisiana State Museum are his elaborate
"Wheel of Life" and a "Bust of Himself"
Location. 30° 15.274′ N, 91° 6.102′ W. Marker is in St. Gabriel, Louisiana, in Iberville Parish. Marker is on Highway 75 0.3 miles south of Highway 74. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3625 LA-75, Saint Gabriel LA 70776, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Saint Gabriel Church (within shouting distance of this marker); St - Gabriel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Gabriel Church (about 300 feet away); St. Raphael Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Bayou Paul Colored School (approx. 3˝ miles away); A Civil War Soldier The STAR (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Daughters of Charity (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Gabriel.
Also see . . .
1. The Wheel of Life. Pictures and description. (Submitted on December 11, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.)
2. Louisiana State Museum Collections Pierre Joseph Landry. Head, Self-Portrait, Cain and Abel, Allegory of Commerce, Parable, Wheel of Life, and Swimming Man with Dog (Submitted on December 11, 2018.)
3. Capt. Pierre Joseph Landry. Capt. Pierre Joseph Landry had a land Grant on the west bank as shown in the link. (Submitted on December 12, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.)
4. Map, 1863, Mississippi River - Library of Congress. Lloyd's map of the lower Mississippi River from St. Louis to the Gulf of Mexico Map has Palo Alto Plantation on the West Bank of the Mississippi River (Submitted on December 13, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 30, 2017. 3. submitted on December 10, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana. 4. submitted on December 12, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.