Lafayette in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Dr. Edwin L. Stephens
University President 1900 - 1938
"To my mind, the live oak is the noblest of all trees, the most to be admired for its beauty, most to be cherished and venerated for its age and character, and most to be loved with gratitude for its beneficence of shade for all generations of man within its vicinity." - Dr. Edwin L. Stephens
Location. 30° 12.994′ N, 92° 1.136′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Louisiana, in Lafayette Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Johnston Street (U.S. 167) and East University Avenue (Business U.S. 90), on the left when traveling south on Johnston Street. Touch for map. Statue and marker are near Girard Hall on the UL campus and visible from the street. Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette LA 70504, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Pillars of Progress (approx. ¼ mile away); Lafayette Museum / Le Musee de Lafayette (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (approx. 0.4 miles away); General Alfred Mouton (approx. half a mile away); Gordon Square (approx. half a mile away); The Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist (approx. half a mile away); St. John Cathedral Oak (approx. half a mile away); Cathedral-Carmel School (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
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