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

St. Cecilia School

 
 
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By Shane Cormier, October 27, 2011
1. St. Cecilia School Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated August 25, 1909, by Fr. Arthur Drossaerts, Pastor of Sacred Heart church in Broussard, and opened on September 15, 1909 with an enrollment of seventy students. Accredited as an elementary and secondary school by the State Department of Education in 1922. The High School department closed in 1964 by order of the Bishop of Lafayette in a movement to consolidate Catholic High Schools in Lafayette Parish. The Sisters of Divine Providence administered the school until 1974. The main building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 14, 1983.
 
Erected 1983 by Malone and Hyde, Inc.
 
Location. 30° 8.909′ N, 91° 57.97′ W. Marker is in Broussard, Louisiana, in Lafayette Parish. Marker is on West Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Broussard LA 70518, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bayou Vermilion (approx. 4.4 miles away); Beaver Park (approx. 4.8 miles away); Vermilion River
St. Cecilia School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Cormier, October 27, 2011
2. St. Cecilia School Marker
(approx. 4.9 miles away); Trappers Cabin & Boat Shed (approx. 4.9 miles away); Attakapas Chapel (approx. 4.9 miles away); Buller House (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Presbytery (approx. 4.9 miles away); Le Petit Bayou: Ferry (approx. 4.9 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 669 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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