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Evangeline Oak Historic Marker

 

Location of sign - Oak Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana

 

Photo taken- January 2008

 

Evangeline Oak Historic Marker

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Wayne

 

Text of sign:

 

Evangeline Oak

 

Longfellow's poem "Evangeline" immortalized the tragedy of the Acadian exile from Nova Scotia in 1755.  This oak marks the 

legendary meeting place of Emmeline Labiche and Louis Arceneaux, the counterparts of Evangeline and Gabriel

 

Erected by Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism 1982

 

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