Lafayette in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
St. John Cathedral Oak
The diameter of the trunk is nine feet two inches and the circumference is twenty eight feet nine inches. It stands 126 feet high with an average spread of 138 feet. The large limb extending in a southeasterly direction has been computed by engineering consultants to weigh 72 tons.
2011 Rev. Chester Arceneaux, Rector
Location. 30° 13.391′ N, 92° 1.4′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Louisiana, in Lafayette Parish. Marker can be reached from St John Street north of West Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 914 St. John Street, Lafayette LA 70501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist (within shouting distance of this marker); Cathedral-Carmel School General Alfred Mouton (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lafayette Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gordon Square (approx. 0.3 miles away); La Place des Créoles (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pillars of Progress (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
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