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By Shane Cormier, October 27, 2011
St. Cecilia School Marker
Louisiana (Lafayette Parish), Broussard — St. Cecilia School
Dedicated August 25, 1909, by Fr. Arthur Drossaerts, Pastor of Sacred Heart church in Broussard, and opened on September 15, 1909 with an enrollment of seventy students. Accredited as an elementary and secondary school by the State Department of . . . — Map (db m49294) HM
Louisiana (Lafayette Parish), Lafayette — Bayou Vermilion
Battle of Pinhook Bridge April 17, 1863. Battle of Bayou Vermilion October 9, 1863. We honor the memory of those soldiers who valiantly fought on these banks. — Map (db m49059) HM
Louisiana (Lafayette Parish), Lafayette — Cathedral-Carmel School
Established in 1846. A combination of Mount Carmel Academy and Cathedral School. Operated by The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Parish in the Diocese of Lafayette. Affiliated with the Sisters of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and the De La Salle . . . — Map (db m49062) HM
Louisiana (Lafayette Parish), Lafayette — General Alfred Mouton
1829-1864. Confederate brigadier general from Lafayette who served in Shiloh, Lafourche, Teche, and Red River campaigns. Killed at Mansfield, leading Confederacy to its most important military victory west of the Mississippi. — Map (db m49063) HM
Louisiana (Lafayette Parish), Lafayette — Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette1757 - 1834
Sculpture by Charles Correia. Cast by Shidoni Foundry. Erected by the Lafayette Centennial Commission on July 2, 1987 as a gift to the people of Lafayette, Louisiana following the celebration of the centennial of the city's name change in 1884 from . . . — Map (db m68722) HM
Louisiana (Lafayette Parish), Lafayette — Gordon Square
On this site in the year of 1904 the first hotel was opened in Lafayette as the Gordon Hotel. It was housed in this building and operated as a hotel through the 1950's. This building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. . . . — Map (db m91821) HM
Louisiana (Lafayette Parish), Lafayette — James Domengeaux1906-1988
Lawyer, Louisiana Legislator U.S. Congressman, Founder-President of CODOFIL Legion d'honneur française, Ordre de la couronne belge Preserve the language, and you preserve the culture. This tree from the Durance Valley of the . . . — Map (db m109227) HM
Louisiana (Lafayette Parish), Lafayette — La Place des CréolesLifting Up The Créole Community
Founded March 18, 1991, to preserve and promote the history and culture of the Créoles (African-Americans) of the area. — Map (db m49064) HM
Louisiana (Lafayette Parish), Lafayette — Lafayette Museum
Established 1954 by Les Vingt-Quatre Home of Louisiana's first Democratic Governor Alexandre Mouton (1804-1882) Built prior to 1836 — Map (db m85870) HM
Louisiana (Lafayette Parish), Lafayette — Pillars of ProgressDesegregation of SLI
On September 15, 1953, Clara Dell Constantine, Martha Jane Conway, Charles Vincent Singleton, and Shirley Taylor attempted to enroll at Southwestern Louisiana Institute, now known as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. They were denied, due to . . . — Map (db m66243) HM
Louisiana (Lafayette Parish), Lafayette — St. John Cathedral Oak
The tree, one of the largest live oak trees in the United States, is estimated to be almost 500 years old. It was a large tree in 1800 when the property was donated to the Catholic Church. The age of the tree is based on the average sizes of known . . . — Map (db m86194) HM
Louisiana (Lafayette Parish), Lafayette — The Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist
First church in Lafayette Parish was "l'Eglise St. Jean du Vermilion." Built on a gift of this site by Jean Mouton, 1821. In 1824 he donated land for a court house and founded Vermilionville (Lafayette). (Reverse) French: La Cathedrale . . . — Map (db m49293) HM

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