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Destrahan in Saint Charles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

St. Charles Borromeo “Little Red Church”

 
 
St. Charles Borromeo Marker image. Click for full size.
July 19, 2015
1. St. Charles Borromeo Marker
Inscription. First constructed of logs about 1740. Burned and rebuilt, 1806. Famous riverboat landmark, twenty-five miles from New Orleans where boat captains traditionally paid off their crews. Again burned and rebuilt about 1921.
 
Erected 1964 by Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Location. 29° 56.975′ N, 90° 22.546′ W. Marker is in Destrahan, Louisiana, in Saint Charles Parish. Marker is on River Road (State Highway 48) 0.1 miles west of Church Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13396 River Rd, Destrehan LA 70047, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saint Charles Borromeo Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hale Boggs Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); George Prince Ferry Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Denver" (approx. 0.7 miles away); Destrehan Manor House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Settlement Of The German Coast (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mule Barn (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Hale Boggs Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Destrahan.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
St. Charles Borromeo "Little Red Church" Marker image. Click for full size.
September 3, 2016
2. St. Charles Borromeo "Little Red Church" Marker
St. Charles Borromeo "Little Red Church" Marker image. Click for full size.
September 3, 2016
3. St. Charles Borromeo "Little Red Church" Marker
St. Charles Borromeo Church image. Click for full size.
October 16, 2009
4. St. Charles Borromeo Church
St. Charles Borromeo "Little Red Church" Replica image. Click for full size.
October 16, 2009
5. St. Charles Borromeo "Little Red Church" Replica
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2015. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 19, 2015.   2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2016.   4. submitted on July 19, 2015.   5. submitted on July 19, 2015, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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