St. Landry Catholic Church

St. Landry Catholic Church (HM1MK1)

Location: Opelousas, LA 70570 St. Landry Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 32.606', W 92° 4.776'

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The second largest Catholic Church in the south was established in 1776 and was named after the Bishop of Paris in 1650. Two former pastors are buried beneth its floor. Jim Bowie, hero of the Alamo was baptized and married here in 1814.

In the adjacent cemetery lies buried General Garrigues de Flaujeac, Brigadier General in the State militia, and also Governor Jacques Dupre. Confederate war veterans and other prominent resident are also interred here.
HM NumberHM1MK1
Year Placed1976
Placed ByOpelousas U.S.Bicentennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 6th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 588284 N 3379365
Decimal Degrees30.54343333, -92.07960000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 32.606', W 92° 4.776'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 32' 36.36" N, 92° 4' 46.56" W
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Area Code(s)337
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1020 N Main St, Opelousas LA 70570, US
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