Harry B Hewes House

Harry B Hewes House (HM1MGP)

Location: Jeanerette, LA 70544 Iberia Parish
Country: United States of America

N 29° 55.077', W 91° 40.178'

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This East Lake Victorian home, built i 1897, was the home of Harry Bertram Hewes until his death in 1953. Hewes, descendant of one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, was a founder and co~owner of Jeanerette Lumber and Shingle Co., which harvested Cypress lumber from the Atchafalaya Basin between 1894 and 1925, and milled it on the site of City Park on Bayou Teche just northeast of the Home. Jeanerette Lumber & Shingle Co. remains one of the largest landowners of property in the Basin. The locally famous paddlewheel steamboat, the "Amy Hewes", was built by Hewes and named after his daughter.
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HM NumberHM1MGP
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Year Placed2008
Placed ByLouisiana Department Of Natural Resources, Atchafalaya Basin Program
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 3rd, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 628422 N 3310437
Decimal Degrees29.91795000, -91.66963333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 55.077', W 91° 40.178'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 55' 4.62" N, 91° 40' 10.68" W
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Area Code(s)337
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1617 Main St, Jeanerette LA 70544, US
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