Abbé Adrien E. Rouquette
Abbé Rouquette (1813-1887), poet and priest, lived as missionary among Choctaw Indians in region of Bayou Lacombe from 1859 till his death. The Choctaw called him "Chata Ima," meaning "Like a Choctaw."
Abbé Rouquette (1813-1887), poéte et prêtre, vécut comme un missionair entre les Indiens Choctaws de la région Bayou Lacombe de 1859 jusqua'à sa mort. Les Choctaws l'appelérent "Chata Ima" qui est "comme un Choctaw."
Erected 1979 by The Bayou Lacombe Bicentennial Community.
Location. 30° 18.453′ N, 89° 55.909′ W. Marker is in Lacombe, Louisiana, in Saint Tammany Parish. Marker is on Railroad Avenue east of First Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lacombe LA 70445, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History of Camp Salmen (approx. 6½ miles away); Fritz Salmen (approx. 6½ miles away); Salmen Lodge Fontainebleau Plantation Sugar Mill (approx. 6.6 miles away); Sugar Mill Operation (approx. 6.7 miles away); Battle of Lake Pontchartrain (approx. 8.2 miles away); Our Lady Of The Lake Church (approx. 8.8 miles away); Slidell: An Overview (approx. 9.2 miles away).
Also see . . . Adrien Rouquette Wikipedia page. (Submitted on September 21, 2018.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on September 21, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. 2, 3. submitted on September 21, 2018.