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

Confluence Of Bayous

 
 
Confluence Of Bayous Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
1. Confluence Of Bayous Marker
Inscription. Near hear was the prehistoric fork of Bayou Lafourche and Bayou Terrebonne. Acadians settled the area in 1785 and were joined by earlier French, German, Spanish and American settlers. The Village of Thibodauxville was started on the high banks of the two bayous. Nearby is the Percy - Lobdell Building, ca 1912, site of the Wetlands Acadian Culture Center, Jean Lafitte Historical Park and Preserve.
 
Erected 1992 by the Lafourche Historical Society, and the Bayou Lafourche Chapter of the DAR.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 29° 47.774′ N, 90° 49.471′ W. Marker is in Thibodaux, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of St. Mary Street and West 1st Street. Touch for map. Located within the median of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve building parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 314 St. Mary Street, Thibodaux LA 70301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leonidas Polk (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Francis Tillou Nicholls
Bayou Lafourche view from within parking lot near marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
2. Bayou Lafourche view from within parking lot near marker.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Lafourche Parish Court House (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Joseph Co-Cathedral (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saint Joseph Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Mount Carmel Academy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Allen Chapel AME Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thibodaux.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Entrance sign to Jean Lafitte National Park building. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
3. Entrance sign to Jean Lafitte National Park building.
Confluence Of Bayous Marker area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
4. Confluence Of Bayous Marker area
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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