New Iberia in Iberia Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
The Erath Building
In loving memory of the Erath and Kramer families
Iberia Cultural Resources Association 2008
Auguste Érath, né à Morat en Suisse en 1843, arriva en Louisiane en 1866. Il épousa Catherine Becht et s’établit à la Nouvelle-Ibérie en 1876. Érath, brasseur de profession, entreprit la fabrication de la biére. En 1884 il y fit construire le bâtiment actuel qui devait lui servir de demeure ainsi que de fonds de commerce. L'architecture de cette maison présente certains aspects intéressants. Chaque pignon est placé de façon à masquer les six cheminées de la maison. Les initiales en fer forgé d’Auguste Érath furent
Erected 2008 by Iberia Cultural Resources Association.
Location. 30° 0.518′ N, 91° 49.367′ W. Marker is in New Iberia, Louisiana, in Iberia Parish. Marker is at the intersection of West St. Peter Street (State Highway 182) and Railroad Avenue, on the right when traveling east on West St. Peter Street. Touch for map. Mounted on front of building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 335 West Saint Peter Street, New Iberia LA 70560, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. The Episcopal Church Of The Epiphany (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Walk of Faith (about 500 feet away); St. Peter's Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Lieutenant Colonel Francisco Bouligny (approx. 0.3 miles away); Iberia Courthouse Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Howe Institute (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Steamboat Era (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Great Fire (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Iberia.
More about this marker. One of twenty-one trilingual historical markers (Spanish, French and English) located throughout New Iberia.
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2015. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 11, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.