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

St. Charles Borromeo Church

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
1. St. Charles Borromeo Church Marker
Inscription. In 1874 Fr. Charles Menard purchased land from Vasseur Bourgeois on the Hwy 1 side of the bayou to establish a church-school mission for the Community of St. Charles. The Sisters of Mt. Carmel staffed the school offering classes in French and English. The St. Charles church parish was officially designated in 1912. This site was purchased from the estate of Adele Toups Beauvais, and a new wooden church was erected in 1914. The current masonry church was built in 1989.
 
Erected 2012 by the Lafourche Heritage Society.
 
Location. 29° 45.204′ N, 90° 43.241′ W. Marker is near Thibodaux, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish. Marker is on State Highway 308 0.1 miles east of Bushgrove Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1985 Louisiana 308, Thibodaux LA 70301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle Of Lafourche Crossing (approx. 2.9 miles away); Baudoin - Foret School (approx. 3.8 miles away); Laurel Valley (approx. 4.7 miles away); Acadia Plantation (approx. 5.4 miles away); City of Thibodaux / Ville de Thibodaux
St. Charles Borromeo Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
2. St. Charles Borromeo Church
(approx. 5.7 miles away); St. Mary's Cemetery (approx. 5.7 miles away); St. Mary's Nativity Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); The St. Joseph Cemetery Calvary-Grotto Shrine (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thibodaux.
 
Also see . . .  Newer St. Charles Borromeo Church near Thibodaux. (Submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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St. Charles Borromeo Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
3. St. Charles Borromeo Church
 
 
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 223 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Closeup photo of 1989 built church that is next to the 1914 church. • Can you help?
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