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

La Place des Créoles

Lifting Up The Créole Community

 
 
La Place De Creole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Cormier, October 19, 2011
1. La Place De Creole Marker
Inscription.  Founded March 18, 1991, to preserve and promote the history and culture of the Créoles (African-Americans) of the area.
 
Erected 1991.
 
Location. 30° 13.935′ N, 92° 1.265′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Louisiana, in Lafayette Parish. Marker is on Cameron Drive (US 90) near Lafayette Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette LA 70501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gordon Square (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cathedral-Carmel School (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. John Cathedral Oak (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jean Jacques Alfred Mouton Monument (approx. ¾ mile away); General Alfred Mouton (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lafayette Museum / Le Musee de Lafayette (approx. 0.8 miles away); Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
 
Categories. African Americans
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 766 times since then and 41 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 2, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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