“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Jeanerette in Iberia Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Beau Pre-Circa 1828

Beau Pre' Marker image. Click for full size.
September 3, 2010
1. Beau Pre' Marker
Inscription. This home, originally known as Pine Grove, was bought in 1830 by John W. Jeanerette, the first postmaster between New Iberia and Charenton, and for whom Jeanerette is named. This historic home escaped the destruction of military operations in the area during the Civil War.
Erected 1966 by Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
Location. 29° 56.992′ N, 91° 42.685′ W. Marker is in Jeanerette, Louisiana, in Iberia Parish. Marker is on East Old Spanish Trail (State Highway 182) 0.4 miles south of LSU Bridge Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7605 E Old Spanish Trail, Jeanerette LA 70544, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bayside Plantation (approx. 2.2 miles away); Harry B. Hewes House (approx. 3.3 miles away); St. John The Evangelist Church Parish (approx. 3.4 miles away); Nicholas Prov˘t (approx. 4.1 miles away); Olivier Plantation (approx. 5.6 miles away); Sorrel (approx. 6.9 miles away); Sugar Cane Festival and Fair Building (approx. 6.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial Building (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jeanerette.
More about this marker.
Beau Pre Cemetery image. Click for full size.
September 3, 2010
2. Beau Pre Cemetery
Plantation no longer standing. Land has been turned into a cemetery.
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2015. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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