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Abbeville City Historical Markers

Map of Louisiana State Historical Marker Locations in the City of Abbeville

City of Abbeville Historical Markers

Abbeville Historical Marker

Abbeville, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 58' 21.4428", -92° 7' 36.2352"

Formerly La Chapelle. Founded in 1843 by Father Antoine Desire Megret, a native of Abbeville, France, on land purchased from Joseph LeBlanc. City incorporated by state, 1850. Became parish seat of Vermilion, 1845. Home of Louisiana Dairy Festival.
StoppingPoints.com Editorial on Abbeville:
The Dairy Festival's name was changed to the Louisiana Cattle Festival in 1979 to honor all the Cattle Industry of the state. Held every first full weekend in October.

See: Louisiana Cattle Festival and Fair

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