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


Crowley Marker image. Click for full size.
July 2, 2010
1. Crowley Marker
Inscription. Founded 1886 & soon emerged as center of state's rice industry. Historic district listed on National Register of Historic Places. Significant for its impressive c.1890-c.1930 commercial area & its superb Victorian residences.
Erected 1984 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
Location. 30° 12.773′ N, 92° 22.443′ W. Marker is in Crowley, Louisiana, in Acadia Parish. Marker is at the intersection of North Avenue F and West 5th Street, on the right when traveling north on North Avenue F. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 426 North Ave F, Crowley LA 70526, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Senator John F. Kennedy Presidential Campaign Speech (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crowley Louisiana Post Office 1913 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Salmon Lusk Wright (approx. 3.9 miles away); Pouppeville (approx. 6.3 miles away); St. Joseph's Catholic Church & Cemetery (approx. 6.4 miles away); Rayne Depot Square (approx. 6 miles away); Jacques Weil Company (approx. 6 miles away); The Bernard Bertrand Home (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crowley.
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
CrowleyCity Hall and Marker image. Click for full size.
July 2, 2010
2. CrowleyCity Hall and Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2015. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 11, 2015.   2. submitted on September 6, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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