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Thibodaux in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

John A. Lovell

 
 
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1. John A. Lovell Marker
Inscription.
John A. Lovell worked initially on railroads and in the timber industry before entering into surveying. As a surveyor and engineer in Lafourche Parish during the first half of the 20th century, Lovell gained fame for his knowledge of the region's terrain and amassed a collection of old plats of Thibodaux, Houma, and of Lafourche and Terrebonne and other parishes. After his death, his valued collections of historical and surveying resources were filed at offices of Louisiana Land and Exploration Co. in Houma. The collections are now housed at the Nicholls State University Archives and Special Collections Library.
 
Erected by St. John's Historic Cemetery.
 
Location. 29° 47.644′ N, 90° 49.433′ W. Marker is in Thibodaux, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish. Marker can be reached from Jackson Street south of Seventh Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 718 Jackson Street, Thibodaux LA 70301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Seth Guion (a few steps from this marker); Silas T. Grisamore (a few steps from this marker); Richard Henry Allen (a few steps from this
John A. Lovell Marker image. Click for full size.
January 13, 2018
2. John A. Lovell Marker
marker); Mary King Fulford (within shouting distance of this marker); James Frost (within shouting distance of this marker); Fayette Clay Ewing (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. Daniel McNair (within shouting distance of this marker); Georgiana Malvina Suthon (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thibodaux.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 14, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2018.
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