In 1996 funds were raised to build the life size bronze sculpture in memory of Scholastique Picou Breaux, who founded Breaux Bridge on August 5, 1829. The sculpture stands today in Veteran’s Park. Breaux Bridge is one of only two communities in the United States to be founded by a woman.
Learn More about the Statue Here : http://breauxbridgela.net/project/scholastique-p-breaux/
The Civic Club de Pont Breaux, because of the interest from other women, will be raising funds to add additional bronze plaques with Women’s names. This would make a great gift idea for your grandmother, mother, daughter, granddaughter, sister, or something special for yourself. To qualify, the recipient must (1) be from Breaux Bridge area; or, (2) live/lived in the Breaux Bridge area; or, (3) work/worked in the Breaux Bridge area; or, (4) have an ancestor from the Breaux Bridge area. Only the names of women will be accepted and added to the plaques. The names of men will not be accepted.
To Apply for a name to be added to the statue, please click below.