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Jeanerette in Iberia Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Nicholas Provôt

 
 
Nicholas Provôt Marker image. Click for full size.
November 22, 2009
1. Nicholas Provôt Marker
Inscription. "The Father of Jeanerette." Buried here September 12, 1816. One of the area’s first landowners. Town of Jeanerette grew up on site of his plantation. His descendants have been prominent in local history.
 
Erected 1979 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Location. 29° 54.553′ N, 91° 39.661′ W. Marker is in Jeanerette, Louisiana, in Iberia Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 182) and Trappey Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jeanerette LA 70544, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. John The Evangelist Church Parish (approx. ¾ mile away); Harry B. Hewes House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bayside Plantation (approx. 2 miles away); Sorrel (approx. 2.8 miles away); Beau Pre-Circa 1828 (approx. 4.1 miles away); Olivier Plantation (approx. 8.3 miles away); Belle Isle Salt Mine Memorial (approx. 10.2 miles away); Jefferson Davis Louisiana Association (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jeanerette.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Nicholas Provôt Marker image. Click for full size.
November 22, 2009
2. Nicholas Provôt Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2015. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 2, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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