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

St. Joseph Cemetery

 
 
St. Joseph Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
1. St. Joseph Cemetery Marker
Inscription. This cemetery was established in circa 1817 on the site of the original St. Joseph Church, a mission of Assumption. The Calvary - Grotto Shrine to Our Lady of Lourdes, erected in 1883 still stands near the Menard Street entrance. Several historic graves are located here.
 
Erected 1999 by the Lorio Foundation & Lafourche heritage Society.
 
Location. 29° 47.841′ N, 90° 48.593′ W. Marker is in Thibodaux, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish. Marker is on East 1st Street (State Highway 1) 0.1 miles east of Jones Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 628 East 1st Street, Thibodaux LA 70301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Our Confederate Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); The St. Joseph Cemetery Calvary-Grotto Shrine (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rienzi Plantation House (approx. mile away); Site of Mount Carmel Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away); City of Thibodaux / Ville de Thibodaux (approx. half a mile away); Lafourche Parish Court House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Saint Joseph Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Joseph Co-Cathedral (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thibodaux.
 
Regarding St. Joseph Cemetery.
St. Joseph Cemetery, columbarium & marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
2. St. Joseph Cemetery, columbarium & marker.
The official cemetery entrance is actually located at 949 Menard Street.
 
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Reverend Father Charles M. Menard Monument at Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
3. Reverend Father Charles M. Menard Monument at Cemetery
 
 
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 206 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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