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Historical Markers in Erath, Louisiana

 
Clickable Map of Vermilion Parish, Louisiana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Vermilion Parish, LA (16) Acadia Parish, LA (16) Cameron Parish, LA (2) Iberia Parish, LA (67) Jefferson Davis Parish, LA (3) Lafayette Parish, LA (41)  VermilionParish(16) Vermilion Parish (16)  AcadiaParish(16) Acadia Parish (16)  CameronParish(2) Cameron Parish (2)  IberiaParish(67) Iberia Parish (67)  JeffersonDavisParish(3) Jefferson Davis Parish (3)  LafayetteParish(41) Lafayette Parish (41)
Abbeville is the parish seat for Vermilion Parish
Erath is in Vermilion Parish
      Vermilion Parish (16)  
ADJACENT TO VERMILION PARISH
      Acadia Parish (16)  
      Cameron Parish (2)  
      Iberia Parish (67)  
      Jefferson Davis Parish (3)  
      Lafayette Parish (41)  
 
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1Louisiana (Vermilion Parish), Erath — Acadian Prairie Settlement
Due to abundant timber and a salt dome that had the area’s only dependable spring, Acadians obtained lands near Erath c. 1781. Thus the first southern prairie Acadian settlement was established. It was known as “The Spring.”Map (db m101648) HM
2Louisiana (Vermilion Parish), Erath — The Erath Sugar Company
Donated by The Erath Sugar Co. Erath Sugar Refinery was built in the year 1910. In the year 1914 the Earth Sugar Company, LTD. acquired this bell from the Rose Hill refinery and was used to summon canefield workers. Dedicated to the . . . Map (db m101649) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Oct. 4, 2022