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

St. Joseph Co-Cathedral

 
 
St. Joseph Co-Cathedral Marker image. Click for full size.
August 15, 2016
1. St. Joseph Co-Cathedral Marker
Inscription. St. Joseph Church Parish was founded in 1817 as a mission. In 1819 a church was erected on Bayou LaFourche adjacent to the present cemetery. A brick church was built in 1849 under the direction of Fr. Charles Menard. This structure stood until 1916 when it was destroyed by fire. In 1923 the present church was dedicated under the leadership of Rev. A.M. Barbier. The builder was Joseph Robichaux, well-known Thibodaux contractor. The design is Renaissance Romanesque. The interior ornamental painting was not completed until 1954. In 1977 the church was named co-cathedral for the new Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux.
 
Erected by Lorio Foundation and Lafourche Historical Society.
 
Location. 29° 47.619′ N, 90° 49.206′ W. Marker is in Thibodaux, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish. Marker is on Canal Boulevard (State Highway 20) south of East 7th Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 721 Canal Blvd, Thibodaux LA 70301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saint Joseph Church (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Leonidas Polk (approx.
St. Joseph Co-Cathedral Marker image. Click for full size.
April 22, 2005
2. St. Joseph Co-Cathedral Marker
0.2 miles away); Lafourche Parish Court House (approx. mile away); Confluence Of Bayous (approx. 0.3 miles away); Allen Chapel AME Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Mount Carmel Academy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Moses, Allen Chapel, Calvary Cemeteries (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thibodaux.
 
Also see . . .  St. Joseph Co-Cathedral. (Submitted on July 15, 2015.)
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
St. Joseph Co-Cathedral Marker image. Click for full size.
April 22, 2005
3. St. Joseph Co-Cathedral Marker
Can be seen in median next to cross walk.
 
 
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