Veterans Memorial Building Historical

Veterans Memorial Building Historical (HM1W2Q)

Location: New Iberia, LA 70563 Iberia Parish
Country: United States of America

N 30° 0.221', W 91° 48.576'

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Circa 1949

This building was built on property purchased from Dr. Andrew Emmer by the Iberia Parish Police Jury in 1948 during the period of patriotism following World War II. Designed by noted Louisiana architect A. Town Hays and constructed in 1949, the building was first known as the Iberia Parish War Memorial. Originally housing offices for various veterans' organizations, the building now hosts numerous social events such as receptions and dinners as well as meetings for different veterans' groups. Inside is a collection of memorabilia from several wars. The structure, owned by Iberia Parish, honors all its veterans who have served our Country. The Navy jet located on the property is from the Korean War era.Donated by the Iberia Parish Government in honor of the citizens of Iberia Parish.
HM NumberHM1W2Q
Year Placed2012
Placed ByIberia Cultural Resources Association
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Date Added Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 614811 N 3319789
Decimal Degrees30.00368333, -91.80960000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 0.221', W 91° 48.576'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 0' 13.26" N, 91° 48' 34.56" 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 500 Marie St, New Iberia LA 70563, US
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