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Mansura in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Mansura

 
 
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September 2, 2016
1. Mansura Marker
Inscription. Incorporated 1860. Long recognized for its culinary artistry in the preparation of Cochon de Lait. The 1960 Louisiana Legislature officially designated Mansura "La Capitale de Cochon de Lait" in honor of its Centennial year.
 
Location. 31° 3.724′ N, 92° 3.037′ W. Marker is in Mansura, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on L'Eglise Street (State Highway 107) north of Porterie Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in front of the Mansura City Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1832 L'Eglise St, Mansura LA 71350, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Desfossé House (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Mansura (approx. half a mile away); Tunica-Biloxi Indian Reservation (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Marksville Site (approx. 3.7 miles away); Marc Eliche (approx. 3.7 miles away); Marksville Mounds (approx. 4.4 miles away); Presentation Convent Chapel (approx. 4.4 miles away); Watts-Dupuy-Scallan Home (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mansura.
 
Also see . . .  Cochon de Lait Festival. (Submitted on September 9, 2016.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Mansura Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
2. Mansura Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2016. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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