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
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic Trees marker series.
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 Touch for directions.
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 (within shouting distance of this marker); 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 / Le Musee de Lafayette (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gordon Square (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jean Jacques Alfred Mouton Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr. Edwin L. Stephens (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2015. This page has been viewed 411 times since then and 100 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.