St. Landry Catholic Cemetery

St. Landry Catholic Cemetery (HM25KI)

Location: Opelousas, LA 70570 St. Landry Parish
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N 30° 32.556', W 92° 4.752'

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Side 1Established circa 1798; Opelousas oldest cemetery. Located on land donated by Michel Prudhomme in 1796. It is the final resting place of numerous New York Orphan Train Riders and many veterans of wars dating back to the American Revolution. Also interred here are prominent citizens of South Louisiana (continued on other side)(continued from other side)Side 2Among those interred are: Sarah Verlinda Hardey (oldest known marker grave - 1818); Jacques Dupré; Gen. Garrigues de Flaujac; Edith Garland Dupré; Mayor Martin Roy; Carlos Moore; Marie Céleste Dupré Robertson; U.S. Rep. Henry D. Larcade, Jr.; Msgr. A.B. Colliard; and, Sr. Madeleine Sophie Hebert, MSC.
HM NumberHM25KI
Year Placed2016
Placed BySt. Landry Catholic Cemetery Tour Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, February 19th, 2018 at 10:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 588323 N 3379273
Decimal Degrees30.54260000, -92.07920000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 32.556', W 92° 4.752'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 32' 33.36" N, 92° 4' 45.12" 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 906-998 LA-182, Opelousas LA 70570, US
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