The Dreyfus Building

The Dreyfus Building (HM1MR3)

Location: New Iberia, LA 70560 Iberia Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 0.303', W 91° 49.043'

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Circa 1880

In the late nineteenth century, the Dreyfus building functioned as a large wholesale grocery. The original brick structure dates back to the period just after the great fire of 1870. In late 1929, it was partitioned to create two buildings. The Dreyfus building became known as the Sports Center in 1937 and was a popular gathering place of local residents for many years. The building remained vacant until 2003. At that time the building was purchased by the City of New Iberia and was designated as the Bayou Teche Museum to be operated by the New Iberia Museum Foundation.
HM NumberHM1MR3
Year Placed2008
Placed ByIberia Cultural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 614058 N 3319933
Decimal Degrees30.00505000, -91.81738333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 0.303', W 91° 49.043'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 0' 18.18" N, 91° 49' 2.58" W
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Area Code(s)337
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 133 E Main St, New Iberia LA 70560, US
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