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Grand Pre

Nicely done history museum. Very worthwhile video of Acadian life. Gift shop was a pleasure to shop... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rockymtngirl65
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Calgary, Canada
Worth adding to your walking tour of the "Square"

If you are taking the time to visit Saint Martinville and are doing a "walking tour", this worth... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
EFGreig
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Saint Martinville, Louisiana
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14 Mar 2017
“Worth adding to your walking tour of the "Square"”
27 Dec 2016
“Ok”
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Saint Martinville, LA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nicely done history museum. Very worthwhile video of Acadian life. Gift shop was a pleasure to shop in. The short stroll to the monument, gave time for reflection. A heart breaking tale, in the form of a poem.

Thank rockymtngirl65
Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you are taking the time to visit Saint Martinville and are doing a "walking tour", this worth checking out, especially if you are interested in some history, especially some "fictituous history." you'll need to check out the story of "Evangeline" on the internet to...More

Thank EFGreig
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

It's a statue. A nice one. Other than than I don't know what to say about it. If you go to the Evangeline Oak it's close. Located behind the church.

1  Thank dasg23
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Well, it's a statue. It's to be enjoyed if you walk through St Martinville and see the St Martin de Tours Church. The occasion to know a little more about this Evangeline and the author...

Thank Globetrekkiegirl
Reviewed 9 July 2015

No visit to the area is complete without exploring the story of Evangeline and experiencing her monument. Walk around the church and you will find the monument off the left side of the church.

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 10 May 2015

The statue of Evangeline is set around the back of the St. Martinville de Tours church. The setting for the statue is quite lovely. We found the area to be very serene and a great place to take pictures. The statue was a gift to...More

Thank Rose H
Reviewed 4 March 2015

If you have ever read the poem of "Evangeline" by Longfellow, as I have, you were probably charmed by it, as I was. The faith, courage, and love of this noble Acadian woman is inspiring. When my family and I visited Louisiana to visit a...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Vanessa del Rio portrayed Evangeline in a silent move in 1929. She commissioned this statue of herself in the role which now sits behind the church. Worth finding and seeing.

Thank Ocean_Rover_Blue_Wat
Reviewed 14 January 2015

We love St Martinville. Not only is a historic town, but also very quaint with shops and Evangeline/Acadian sights and stories. The church is beautiful, and highlights our Acadian heritage. The Evangeline Oak and park are so beautiful as well.

1  Thank RitaBrandley
Reviewed 23 July 2014

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

Thank Joey d
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