Lieutenant Colonel Francisco Bouligny

Lieutenant Colonel Francisco Bouligny (HM1MPM)

Location: New Iberia, LA 70560 Iberia Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 0.408', W 91° 49.1'

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1736-1800

In the spring of 1779, Bouligny acting on order of Governor Bernardo de Galvez, led about 60 Spanish settlers to this site, marking the founding of New Iberia. To commemorate that event, the schoolchildren of New Iberia and the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of the City of New Iberia and the State of Louisiana erected this memorial.
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HM NumberHM1MPM
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Year Placed1976
Placed BySchoolchildren of New Iberia, American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of the City of New Iberia and the State of Louisiana
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 10th, 2015 at 10:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 613965 N 3320126
Decimal Degrees30.00680000, -91.81833333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 0.408', W 91° 49.1'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 0' 24.48" N, 91° 49' 6" W
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Area Code(s)337
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 119-149 Fulton St, New Iberia LA 70560, US
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