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Arnaudville in Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Stephanie-Martin Duralde House

 
 
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October 7, 2016
1. Stephanie-Martin Duralde House Marker
Inscription. Martin Duralde, commandant at Opelousas Post from 1795 to 1803, was the leading political figure in southwestern LA the last years of the Spanish Era. Duralde occupied and developed a 1423 acre tract along the Upper Teche by 1781. He served as senator for the Attakapas in 1812. Clarissa, his daughter, married W.C.C. Claiborne in 1806.
 
Erected by Societe du Sud.
 
Location. 30° 21.284′ N, 91° 52.7′ W. Marker is in Arnaudville, Louisiana, in Saint Martin Parish. Marker is on Bushville Highway (State Highway 347) 0.2 miles south of Blake Genelle Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Arnaudville LA 70512, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Louis Hebert (approx. 1.7 miles away); Poché's (approx. 3.3 miles away); St. Bernard's Catholic Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); Scholastique Picou Breaux (approx. 5.8 miles away); Breaux Bridge/Pont-Breaux (approx. 5.8 miles away); Atchafalaya Floodway (approx. 6.1 miles away); Mulate's (approx. 6.2 miles away); François Coulee (approx. 9.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraPoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
Stephanie-Martin Duralde House Marker image. Click for full size.
October 7, 2016
2. Stephanie-Martin Duralde House Marker
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October 7, 2016
3. Stephanie Plantation House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2016. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 61 times this year. Last updated on October 18, 2016. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 11, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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