Evangeline Monument

Evangeline Monument (HM1R45)

Location: Saint Martinville, LA 70582 St. Martin Parish
Country: United States of America

N 30° 7.389', W 91° 49.703'

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Evangeline, the prototype of the Acadian maiden, was immortalized by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his epic poem of the same name. The monument was donated by Delores Del Rio after she starred in the motion picture production of Evangeline which was filmed in the area in 1929. The statue was sculpted by Marcelle Rebecchini. Cast at the Departo Studios in Chicago Illinois and dedicated by Miss Del Rio in St. Martinville on April 19, 1931.
HM NumberHM1R45
Year Placed1931
Placed BySt. Martin De Tours Landscape Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, March 18th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 612863 N 3333010
Decimal Degrees30.12315000, -91.82838333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 7.389', W 91° 49.703'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 7' 23.34" N, 91° 49' 42.18" 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 133 S Main St, Saint Martinville LA 70582, US
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