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

Baudoin - Foret School

1904-1946

 
 
Baudoin - Foret School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
1. Baudoin - Foret School Marker
Inscription. The school was built by local people on land donated by Sylvestre Baudoin and Fergus Foret. It's first teachers were Ida Foret and Winnie Pittman. Other teachers were Edna Ledet, Anita Knoblach, Louise Sevin and Lillian Scott. They taught local values, basic subjects and strong discipline to students in seven grades. It was destroyed by fire in 1946. The community is forever grateful for its service to education.
 
Location. 29° 44.325′ N, 90° 39.543′ W. Marker is in Raceland, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish. Marker is on State Highway 308 0.1 miles west of Peltier Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2975 Highway 308, Raceland LA 70394, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Mary's Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); St. Mary's Nativity Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); St. Charles Borromeo Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); First American Casualty Of WW II (approx. 5.7 miles away); Battle Of Lafourche Crossing (approx. 6.7 miles away); Laurel Valley (approx. 8.4 miles away); 1860 Schaubhut Family Cemetery (approx. 8.5 miles away); Tomb Of Henry Schuyler Thibodaux (approx. 8.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raceland.
 
Categories. Education
 
Marker area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
2. Marker area
View east on LA Highway 308 towards marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
3. View east on LA Highway 308 towards marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 239 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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