St. Charles Borromeo Church

St. Charles Borromeo Church (HM1JBI)

Location: Raceland, LA 70394 Lafourche Parish
Country: United States of America
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N 29° 45.204', W 90° 43.241'

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In 1874 Fr. Charles Menard purchased land from Vasseur Bourgeois on the Hwy 1 side of the bayou to establish a church-school mission for the Community of St. Charles. The Sisters of Mt. Carmel staffed the school offering classes in French and English. The St. Charles church parish was officially designated in 1912. This site was purchased from the estate of Adele Toups Beauvais, and a new wooden church was erected in 1914. The current masonry church was built in 1989.
Year Placed2012
Placed ByThe Lafourche Heritage Society
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Date Added Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 5:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 720406 N 3293636
Decimal Degrees29.75340000, -90.72068333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 45.204', W 90° 43.241'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 45' 12.24" N, 90° 43' 14.46" W
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Area Code(s)985
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2001 LA-308, Raceland LA 70394, US
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