Acadian Prairie Settlement Historical

Acadian Prairie Settlement Historical (HM1X2F)

Location: Erath, LA 70533 Vermilion Parish
Country: United States of America

N 29° 57.628', W 92° 3.12'

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Due to abundant timber and a salt dome that had the area's only dependable spring, Acadians obtained lands near Erath c.1781. Thus the first southern prairie Acadian settlement was established. It was known as "The Spring."
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HM NumberHM1X2F
Placed ByTown of Erath, Acadian Heritage and Culture Foundation and Erath Fourth of July Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 at 9:02am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 591470 N 3314782
Decimal Degrees29.96046667, -92.05200000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 57.628', W 92° 3.12'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 57' 37.68" N, 92° 3' 7.2" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)337
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near W Lastie, Erath LA 70533, US
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