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St. Martinville in Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Attakapa Indian

 
 
Attakapa Indian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Waldon, June 28, 2013
1. Attakapa Indian Marker
Inscription. Roving savage tribe who settled here prior to the French, partly Christianized and civilized by missionaries. Dedicated November 5, 1961.
 
Erected 1961.
 
Location. 30° 7.416′ N, 91° 49.734′ W. Marker is in St. Martinville, Louisiana, in Saint Martin Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 31) on Main Street. Touch for map. Located on lawn of the Saint Martin De Tours Catholic Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 133 S Main Street, Saint Martinville LA 70582, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Martinville (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Martin Catholic Church (within shouting distance of this marker); On This Site Lie Buried Officers of The Attakapas Militia (within shouting distance of this marker); Evangeline Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Deportation Cross (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Evangeline Oak (about 700 feet away); The Old Castillo Hotel (about 700 feet away); Judge Émile Édouard (Edward) Simon (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Martinville.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
 
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 300 times since then and 50 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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