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Abbeville in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Saint Mary Magdalen Church

 
 
Saint Mary Magdalen Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, 2009
1. Saint Mary Magdalen Church Marker
Inscription. Four churches dedicated to Saint Mary Magdalen have stood on this site purchased from Joseph LeBlanc by Père Mègret in 1843. The present church was built in 1911 under the pastorate of Père Laforest.
 
Location. 29° 58.472′ N, 92° 8.278′ W. Marker is in Abbeville, Louisiana, in Vermilion Parish. Marker is on Pere Megret Street (State Highway 14) near Washington Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Pere Megret Street, Abbeville LA 70510, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abbeville (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Acadian Prairie Settlement (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Erath Sugar Company (approx. 6.3 miles away); St. Alphonsus Church (approx. 9.2 miles away); St. Cecilia School (approx. 15.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.LandmarksNotable Buildings
 
St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, 2009
2. St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church
Abbeville, Louisiana
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 905 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 2, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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