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Bayou Goula in Iberville Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Bayou Goula

 
 
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July 31, 2015
1. Bayou Goula Marker
Inscription.
Mugulasha Indian village captured by Bayogoulas. In 1699 Bienville here found Tonti's letter of 1686 to La Salle. Father Paul Du Ru built first chapel in Louisiana near village in 1700.
 
Erected 1962 by Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Location. 30° 12.312′ N, 91° 11.067′ W. Marker is in Bayou Goula, Louisiana, in Iberville Parish. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 1 and Augusta Road (Route 69), on the right when traveling north on State Highway 1. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: White Castle LA 70788, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Iberville African-American Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); White Alder Memorial Light (approx. one mile away); A Civil War Soldier (approx. 2.2 miles away); St. John Baptist Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mayor S. J. "Blue" Guercio, III (approx. 3.4 miles away); Staff Housing, U.S. Public Health Service Hospital, Carville (approx. 3½ miles away); Triumph At Carville: A Tale of Leprosy in America (approx. 3½ miles away); The Daughters of Charity (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bayou Goula.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Bayou Goula site, Iberville Parish, Louisiana. by George Irving Quimby, Publication date 1957, Contributor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (Submitted on January 22, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.)
Bayou Goula Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kenneth Ramagost
2. Bayou Goula Marker
 

2. History of Bayou Goula. Bayougoula Location West side of the Mississippi at Bayougoula in Iberville Parish, Louisiana. (Submitted on January 22, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.) 

3. Bayougoula Indian Language (Bayou Goula). (Submitted on January 22, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.)
4. David Rumsey Map Collection, Course Of The River Mississipi, from the Balise to Fort Chartres. 1776 Map showing Cow Pen at the location of Bayou Goula. During Bernardo De Galvez American march in the Revolutionary War he received 10,000 cattle from Texas to feed his troops. His march was in 1779 and this is the only place where a Cow pen was shown. (Submitted on June 30, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.) (Submitted on June 30, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.) 

5. David Rumsey Map Collection, Louisiana and Mississippi. Map showing possible cattle rout to the Mississippi River during the Revolution War. David Rumsey Map Collection 1825. Bayou Goula was Baily was Cow Pen. (Submitted on August 4, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.) 

6. The Bayou Goula site, Iberville Parish, Louisiana by Quimby, George Irving, 1913-. Bayou Goula anthropology site, Touch + telescope for larger view, pictures and descriptions of arrowheads, artifacts and broken pottery etc. The Bayou Goula site, Iberville Parish, Louisiana by Quimby, George Irving, 1913- (Submitted on September 15, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.) 
 
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Bayou Goula Marker image. Click for full size.
July 31, 2015
3. Bayou Goula Marker
Original map of Fort Bute, attacked after Gálvez received cattle from Cow Pen, now Bayou Goula image. Click for full size.
By Kenneth Ramagost
4. Original map of Fort Bute, attacked after Gálvez received cattle from Cow Pen, now Bayou Goula
Bayou Goula was called Cow Pen on a 1776 map image. Click for full size.
By Kenneth Ramagost
5. Bayou Goula was called Cow Pen on a 1776 map
 
 
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