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

Dr. Walter Brashear

B. MD. 1776 - D. LA. 1860

Dr. Walter Brashear Marker image. Click for full size.
September 23, 2005
1. Dr. Walter Brashear Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  Famed as surgeon in KY. 1806. Settled Attakapas, LA. 1809. Became large landowner, sugar planter in St. Mary, serving many years in LA. Legislature. Town of Brashear, now Morgan City, incorporated 1860.
Erected 1976 by Bicentennial Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
Location. 29° 41.736′ N, 91° 11.274′ W. Marker is in Morgan City, Louisiana, in Saint Mary Parish. Marker is on Myrtle Drive north of Auditorium Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morgan City LA 70380, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Attakapa Militia (here, next to this marker); Fort Star (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church (approx. one mile away); Civil War Years (approx. one mile away); Sacred Heart Of Jesus Church
Dr. Walter Brashear Marker area image. Click for full size.
September 23, 2005
2. Dr. Walter Brashear Marker area
(approx. 1.1 miles away); First Offshore Oil Well (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Governor Jared Young Sanders Memorial Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Charles Morgan (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgan City.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2015. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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