Iberia Courthouse Building Historical

Iberia Courthouse Building Historical (HM1VR6)

Location: New Iberia, LA 70560 Iberia Parish
Country: United States of America

N 30° 0.257', W 91° 49.259'

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Circa 1940

Iberia Parish, created in 1868, conducted the business of government in rented space until 1884 with the building of the first permanent courthouse at present day Bouligny Plaza on Main Street. With the help of Public Works Administration funds, Iberia Parish was able to dedicate its second court building on Armistice Day, 1941. The art deco structure was designed by noted Louisiana Architect A. Hays Town. A unique statue of justice dominates the front of the building. The Struggle of Man, a fresco executed by nationally known artist Conrad Albrizio, enhances the inside of the courtroom. This land, originally owned by civic leader Dr. Leonard Smith, was purchased by the Parish from the Howe Institute.Donated by the Iberia Parish Government in honor of the citizens of Iberia Parish.
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HM NumberHM1VR6
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Year Placed2012
Placed ByIberia Cultural Resources Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, November 18th, 2016 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 613712 N 3319845
Decimal Degrees30.00428333, -91.82098333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 0.257', W 91° 49.259'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 0' 15.42" N, 91° 49' 15.54" 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 316-350 South Iberia Street, New Iberia LA 70560, US
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