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Atchafalaya in Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge

 
 
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February 16, 2018
1. Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription.
"The Atchafalaya elevated expressway is hereby
designated the Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge
in honor of the brave members and veterans
of the Airborne forces and the patriotic spirit they
represent...."


The Legislature of Louisiana
Act 793 July 10, 1989

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

To the memory of those brave members
of America's Airborne Forces who
served, now serve and yet will serve,
many to give their lives, in defense
of freedom and human dignity

★ ★ ★ ★ ★


We pay tribute to
Their devotion and duty
Their valor
Their sacrifice


 
Erected 1990 by Acadia Chapter 82nd Airborne Division Assn. Funded by Airborne Veterans and Airborne Spirited Friends.
 
Location. 30° 20.481′ N, 91° 43.359′ W. Marker is in Atchafalaya, Louisiana, in Saint Martin Parish. Marker is on Atchafalaya River Higway (State Highway 3177) near Interstate 10, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1908 Atchafalaya River Higway, Breaux Bridge LA 70517, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies.
Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
February 16, 2018
2. Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge Marker
Atchafalaya River (within shouting distance of this marker); Atchafalaya Floodway (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named Atchafalaya Floodway (approx. 4.6 miles away); a different marker also named Atchafalaya River (approx. 4.8 miles away); Louis Hebert (approx. 7.9 miles away); Stephanie-Martin Duralde House (approx. 9.3 miles away); Poché's (approx. 11 miles away); St. Bernard's Catholic Church (approx. 11.6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Located on the grounds of the Louisiana/Atchafalaya Welcome Center, Interstate 10 Louisiana Exit 121.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia Entry. (Submitted on February 18, 2018.)
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
February 16, 2018
3. Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge Marker
Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
February 16, 2018
4. Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 18, 2018.
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