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New Iberia City Historical Markers

Map of Louisiana State Historical Marker Locations in the City of New Iberia

City of New Iberia Historical Markers

New Iberia Historical Marker

Hwy 90, New Iberia, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 0' 50.2596", -91° 54' 9.378"

Early in 1779 Governor Galvez sent Lieutenant Colonel Francisco Bouligny with nearly five hundred Spanish and Canary Island Colonists to establish a settlement on the lower Bayou Teche in the Attakapas Country. These Spanish Colonists named their settlement New Iberia, for their own Iberian Peninsula.
New Iberia Churches
The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany
New Iberia Historical Markers
Bayou Teche
Belmont Plantation
Frederick Larned Gates
New Iberia City Historical Marker
Old Spanish Trail
Roman Emperor Hadrian
Spanish Lake

New Iberia Cemeteries
St. Peters Cemetery
New Iberia Schools
Mt. Carmel Academy
New Iberia Historical Homes & Houses