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Percy Guidry Hearth & Patio

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6413 Johnston St (at

1 1/2 miles South of the Mall of Acadiana...

Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 989-1414
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Percy Guidry Hearth & Patio - Lafayette, LA
Percy Guidry Hearth & Patio - Lafayette, LA
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Owner Message

  • The Lafayette institution was established in 1945 when Percy Guidry, an ebullient Cajun with a young family, opened an 18' by 20' blacksmith shop."A self taught craftsman, Percy couldn't read or write and barely spoke English, recalls his grandson, Keith "But, he was honest and hardworking, like so many Cajuns back then. He was a fun-loving guy who started with nothing and built an empire." Percy Guidry understood a basic principle of successful business give the customer what they want and when he saw the need for ironwork in the nearby oil fields, he built the first portable welding truck and went after the business. The increase in business allowed Percy to expand his shop to 17,000 sq. ft. Percy's wife, Madia, was also deeply involved in the business, keeping the books and looking after the many details of running a small business. During the 1950s, Percy Guidry began to concentrate on the ornamental iron business and when his son, Ray, was discharged from the military in 1961, the company moved into retailing. The firm's New Orleans style ornamental ironwork, that included ornate fencing and gates, mailbox posts, swings and andirons soon became popular..

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    Serving Acadiana and the Gulf South since 1942

Additional information

  • Hours:

    Mon-Fri 8am-5pm ; Sat 9am-3pm ; Sun Closed ; Appointments Available