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Evangeline Monument

Saint Martinville, LA
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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  • English first
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English first
Kilgore, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

All English teachers should visit. Read or quote the poem there to feel historical and enjoy the beautiful walk along the Bayou Teche.

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Bay City, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We drove up and checked out the statue. It is easy to get to. Takes about a minute to pull in and check it out.

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London UK
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144 reviews 144 reviews
92 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

It's located to the side of the church in a small garden area and it's quite nice to look at but it didn't appeal to me very much. It's well made and if you are interested in the story perhaps you would have a better take on it - it's ok but not that special ..

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shanghai
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282 reviews 282 reviews
89 attraction reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We liked this little statue and the grave stone from the girl whose story was the original of the Evangeline poem. As we had watched a very interesting video about 'Arcadia' whilst in Thibodeaux and again in New Iberia we were definitely interested to see this. It certainly doesn't take long and I wouldn't go just for this reason but... More 

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USA
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160 reviews 160 reviews
39 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

If you're into the Evangeline thing....you need to go to see the statue outside the church. You can drive up and almost park your car right beside it. Simple & quick - more of a 'Roadside America' (app) thing.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

There is nothing special about the monument. the whole story was made up to begin with. The saga of the displaced/exiled people exiled to Louisiana is of historical importance to people in Louisiana, but the monument has nothing to do with anything important. For the good people of Louisiana, I apologize to the Dutch visitors who were treated so rudely.

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Netherlands
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155 reviews 155 reviews
3 attraction reviews
406 helpful votes 406 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2007

At home I planned a tour for our trip in Louisiana, I found this place in a guide and it looked very nice. I made a copy from their Internet page with directions and opening times. I was a warm and sunny in the end of February 2007 when we entered Louisiana and were on our way to this location.... More 

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