New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Congo Square was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on January 28, 1993.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 29° 57.661′ N, 90° 4.103′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Click for map. Marker is in Louis Armstrong Park, north of the south (Basin St./N. Rampart St.) pedestrian entrance, across the promenade from the
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sidney Joseph Bechet (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gardette - Le Pretre House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Campanel Cottage (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Xiques House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shangarai Chasset - Gates of Mercy (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Oven" Vaults (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Orleans.
Also see . . .
1. Congo Square. (Submitted on July 19, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park. (Submitted on July 19, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Tremé; Louis Armstrong Park; Beauregard Park; slavery
Categories. • African Americans • Antebellum South, US • Anthropology • Arts, Letters, Music • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Notable Places •
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