“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Sorrel in Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)


Sorrel Marker image. Click for full size.
November 22, 2009
1. Sorrel Marker
Inscription. (English)
Site of one of the early ranches along the Old Cattle Route from Mexico to Vacherie on the Miss. Joseph Sorrel, in cattle business from 1750's had land claims of over three thousand acres.

Emplacement d'uné des premieres fermes d'élevage sur la Vielle Route du Bétail qui va du Mexique jusqu'à Vacherie sur le Mississippi. Joseph Sorrel, éleveur depuis environ 1750, avait des droits sur 1200 hectares de terre.
Erected 1964 by Department of Commerce and Industry.
Location. 29° 53.491′ N, 91° 37.089′ W. Marker is in Sorrel, Louisiana, in Saint Mary Parish. Marker is on State Highway 182 0.1 miles south of State Highway 318, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20056 LA-182, Jeanerette LA 70544, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nicholas Provôt (approx. 2.8 miles away); St. John The Evangelist Church Parish (approx. 3.6 miles away); Harry B. Hewes House (approx. 3.6 miles away); Bayside Plantation (approx. 4.7 miles away); Bayou Teche
Sorrel Marker English and French image. Click for full size.
November 22, 2009
2. Sorrel Marker English and French
(approx. 5.4 miles away); Chitimacha Veterans' Monument (approx. 5.4 miles away); Beau Pre-Circa 1828 (approx. 6.9 miles away); Belle Isle Salt Mine Memorial (approx. 7½ miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2015. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 2, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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