Lafayette in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Home of Louisiana's
first Democratic Governor
Alexandre Mouton (1804-1882)
Built prior to 1836
Erected 1960 by The Department of Commerce and Industry.
Location. 30° 13.25′ N, 92° 1.252′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Louisiana, in Lafayette Parish. Marker is on Lafayette Street south of West Convent Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1122 Lafayette Street, Lafayette LA 70501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Alfred Mouton (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. John Cathedral Oak (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cathedral-Carmel School (approx. ¼ mile away); Gordon Square (approx. ¼ mile away); Pillars of Progress (approx. half a mile away); La Place des Créoles (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
More about this marker. The reverse side of the marker has the same text as the front, but is in French.
Regarding Lafayette Museum.
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2015, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2015, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on September 16, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A clear, close-up photo of the marker's reverse in French. • Can you help?