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A tradition of great oyster bars runs deep in the history of Abbeville thanks to the first 19th century oystermen who used the Vermillion River flowing through town as an avenue to sell their fresh harvest. Abbeville remains a destination for oyster lovers who satisfy their cravings at a cluster of modern mollusk emporiums. The city's French heritage runs deeper still, beginning with its founder, the Catholic missionary Père Antoine Désiré Mégret, who in 1843 named Abbeville for his hometown in France. He modeled the town's original plan after a typical French village, and today Magdalen Square gives Abbeville a picturesque downtown center with its gazebo, fountain and the historic St. Mary Magdalen Church. Abbeville is home to several annual festivals, including the Giant Omelette Festival each November when cooks prepare a 5,000-egg specimen outdoors. Downtown offers shopping, art galleries, museums and history tours, while birding trails and golf beckon nearby.

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    City: Abbeville
    2118 S. State St. Abbeville, LA 70510
    Selected as One of the Top 25 RV Parks in America. Small and unique RV Park w/ full hookups, & free wireless Internet. 20 min. from Laf. & New Iberia; In the heart of Cajun...
    City: Abbeville
    124 S. State St. Abbeville, LA 70510
     Family owned and operated since 1955 Located in downtown Abbeville. We have old fashioned service and still offer Gift Certificates.  We carry just about all genres: from...
    City: Abbeville
    119 N. Main St. Abbeville, LA 70510
    The sight of this yellow can has evoked warm memories in hearts for generations. Steen's Syrup has been around for over 85 years bringing to mind hot glazed hams, popcorn balls, pecan pies,...
    City: Abbeville
    200 N. Magdalen Square Abbeville, LA 70510
    Abbeville is someplace special on the bayou with picturesque Cajun charm, unique cuisine, museums, shops, downtown festivals and more.
    City: Abbeville
    10218 LA Hwy. 82 Abbeville, LA 70510
    Cajun Chef Caro, creator of Cajun Power® products, began cooking at a young age. He started helping his mother in the kitchen and soon discovered his passion for cooking. His mother, Getrude,...
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    730 Veterans Memorial Dr. Abbeville, LA 70510
    Beautiful new property located in the heart of Abbeville. Free deluxe continental breakfast, free local calls, In-room coffee makers, refrigerators, and microwaves. High speed internet acess and...
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    Vermillion Parish Tourist Commission Abbeville, LA 70511
    Vermilion Parich's coastal prairie lands, marshlands and areas along Bayou Vermilion are great areas for birders. Our newest addition to the Gueydan area in western Vermilion Parish is a flock of...
    City: Abbeville
    10924 Veterans Memorial Dr. Abbeville, LA 70510
    An 18 hole golf course with a pro shop, swimming pool and restaurant. We are open to the public. Memberships are available.
    City: Abbeville
    304 S. State St. Abbeville, LA 70510
    This c.1913 blacksmith shop was originally located at 210 S. Jefferson Street in downtown Abbeville and was one of the few blacksmith shops in operation in a downtown area until it closed its doors...
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A tradition of great oyster bars runs deep in the history of Abbeville thanks to the first 19th century oystermen who used the Vermillion River flowing through town as an avenue to sell their fresh harvest. Abbeville remains a destination for oyster lovers who satisfy their cravings at a cluster of modern mollusk emporiums. The city's French heritage runs deeper still, beginning with its founder, the Catholic missionary Père Antoine Désiré Mégret, who in 1843 named Abbeville for his hometown in France. He modeled the town's original plan after a typical French village, and today Magdalen Square gives Abbeville a picturesque downtown center with its gazebo, fountain and the historic St. Mary Magdalen Church. Abbeville is home to several annual festivals, including the Giant Omelette Festival each November when cooks prepare a 5,000-egg specimen outdoors. Downtown offers shopping, art galleries, museums and history tours, while birding trails and golf beckon nearby.

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