Agenda & Tour Schedule:

  • Check-in at St. Mary Magdalen Church – 300 Pere Megret Street
  • Welcome and brief history at 10:00 
  • 1844 Old Catholic Cemetery
  • Magdalen Square
  • 1950 Abbeville Cultural Center & Art Gallery
  • 1925 Frank’s Theatre
  • 1893 Depot
  • 1920s Sam Guarina Blacksmith Shop & Heritage Center
  • 1910 Abbey Players Theatre
  • 1946 Richard Sale Barn
  • 1907 Caldwell House
  • 1905 St. Mary’s Congregational Church
  • ca. 1900 James Herod House

Join us for this self-guided walking and driving tour of sites to learn more about the history and culture of Vermilion Parish. Tours typically last from 10 to 3-ish and all registrants will receive a day-of booklet with map, directions and information about the sites.

Thank You to Our Sponsors & Local Partners

Abbeville Main Street



Registration (includes lunch):

  • General Admission – $50
  • LTHP Member Admission – $45
  • Student/Teacher Admission – $15

Registration Closes on Sunday, March 5th.


The activity that is the subject of this project has been financed in part with Federal funds from the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, through the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, Office of Cultural Development, Division of Historic Preservation. However, the contents and opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of the Interior, or the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, nor does the mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation by the Department of the Interior. This program receives Federal financial assistance for identification and protection of historic properties. Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, the U.S. Department of the Interior prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, disabilities, religion, age, or sex in its federally assisted programs. If you believe you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or facility as described above, or if you desire further information, please write to: Office of Equal Opportunity National Park Service 1849 C Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 202406