St. John's Cathedral (Lafayette, Louisiana)
St. John's Cathedral
Front of the church
|Location||St. John St., Lafayette, Louisiana|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Governing body||Roman Catholic Church|
|NRHP Reference #||79001067|
|Added to NRHP||July 27, 1979|
The Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist, originally called l'Église St-Jean du Vermilion, is a historic Roman Catholic cathedral. It was the first church in the Lafayette Parish, founded in 1821 on property donated by Jean Mouton. This structure was completed in 1916 in the Romanesque Revival style.
The Cathedral features a museum with memorabilia and exhibits about the history of the Cathedral and the parish.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
- Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism. "Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist Historical Marker".
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