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

Leonidas Polk

 
 
Leonidas Polk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
1. Leonidas Polk Marker
Inscription.
Born April 10, 1806
in Raleigh
North Carolina
Died June 14, 1864
at Pine Mountain
Georgia
First Bishop of
Louisiana
1841——1864
Organized Saint
John's Church

 
Location. 29° 47.635′ N, 90° 49.369′ W. Marker is in Thibodaux, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Jackson Street and West 7th Street, on the right when traveling south on Jackson Street. Touch for map. Located on the grass just south of the church. Marker is at or near this postal address: Jackson Street, Thibodaux LA 70301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. John's Episcopal Church (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Leonidas Polk (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's Historic Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); James Mcallister (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan Springer (within shouting distance of this marker); John Carlton Beatty (within shouting distance of this marker); Marcus Pennington Zills (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. Daniel McNair (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thibodaux.
 
Also see . . .
Leonidas Polk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
2. Leonidas Polk Marker

1. The "Fighting Bishop" of Louisiana. From the The Attakapas Historical Association. (Submitted on February 28, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.) 

2. Wikipedia article on Polk. (Submitted on February 28, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionNotable Persons
 
St. John's Church organized by Polk. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
3. St. John's Church organized by Polk.
Leonidas Polk Marker on right of photo. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
4. Leonidas Polk Marker on right of photo.
Leonidas Polk image. Click for full size.
Public Domain
5. Leonidas Polk
Mathew Brady - The Library of Congress/American Memory (Digital ID: cwpb 06715)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 28, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 333 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 28, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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