Holy Rosary Institute

Holy Rosary Institute (HM29UD)

Location: Lafayette, LA 70501 Lafayette Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 14.108', W 91° 59.855'

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1913-1993

On July 9, 1913, Father Keller purchased farm land once owned
by the sister of the King of
France, from Louis Domengeaux to
establish Holy Rosary Institute in Lafayette, Louisiana.
The Institute opened September 1913 as an industrial school
for African American girls. The Institute became co-ed
in 1947. Saint Katherine Drexel supported the Institute
in Lafayette by providing a generous financial contribution
that assisted with constructing the three story red brick
building which became the centerpiece of the campus.
Throughout the history of the Institute in Lafayette,
Holy Rosary served as a vocational and technical school,
a normal high school providing education to commuter and
boarding students from all over the world. Staffed primarily
by The Sisters of the Holy Family
(founded 1842 by Venerable Mother Henriette DeLille),
the Priest and Brothers of the Divine Word,
Holy Rosary Institute was considered one of the best college
preparatory high schools in the nation.
The Institute has produced world. renowned scholars and
high ranking professionals in many different fields.
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HM NumberHM29UD
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Year Placed2013
Placed ByHoly Rosary Institute Alumni & Friends Association
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Date Added Sunday, July 29th, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 596454 N 3345265
Decimal Degrees30.23513333, -91.99758333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 14.108', W 91° 59.855'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 14' 6.48" N, 91° 59' 51.3" 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 505 Carmel Dr, Lafayette LA 70501, US
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