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Maurepas in Livingston Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Maurepas Island

 
 
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August 20, 2015
1. Maurepas Island Marker
Inscription. Surrounded by Lake Maurepas, the Amite River, Bayou Pierre, the Petite Amite, and Blind River. Lake named by Iberville in 1699 for Comte de Maurepas. Area settled by French, Spanish, and German immigrants.
 
Erected 1982 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Location. 30° 17.618′ N, 90° 39.362′ W. Marker is in Maurepas, Louisiana, in Livingston Parish. Marker is on State Highway 22 0.1 miles east of Picou Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24259 Hwy 22, Maurepas LA 70449, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. French Settlement (approx. 8.5 miles away); Carter Plantation (approx. 9.8 miles away); Centerville, Louisiana (approx. 9.9 miles away); Springfield's Role in West Florida Revolution (approx. 11.3 miles away); Springfield Cemetery Cannon (approx. 11.4 miles away); Springfield (approx. 11.4 miles away); Haynes Settlement (approx. 11.8 miles away); Port Vincent (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Maurepas Island Marker image. Click for full size.
August 20, 2015
2. Maurepas Island Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2015. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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