“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
St. Martinville in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Evangeline Oak

Evangeline Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Waldon, June 28, 2013
1. Evangeline Oak Marker
Inscription.  Longfellow's poem "Evangeline" immortalized the tragedy of the Acadian exile from Nova Scotia in 1755. This oak marks the legendary meeting place of Emmeline Labiche and Louis Arceneaux, the counterparts of Evangeline and Gabriel.
Erected 1982 by Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic Trees marker series.
Location. 30° 7.326′ N, 91° 49.65′ W. Marker is in St. Martinville, Louisiana, in St. Martin Parish. Marker is on Port Street near S New Market Street. Evangeline Oak Park on west bank of Bayou Teche. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Martinville LA 70582, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Castillo Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Judge Émile Édouard (Edward) Simon (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (within shouting distance of this marker); Deportation Cross (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Evangeline Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); On This Site Lie Buried Officers of The Attakapas Militia (about 500 feet away); St. Martin Catholic Church (about 600 feet away); St. Martinville (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Martinville.
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2013, by Mike Waldon of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 389 times since then and 60 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 28, 2013, by Mike Waldon of Lafayette, Louisiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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