New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Governor of Louisiana
1777 to 1785
The government of Spain donates this statue to the city of New Orleans to commemorate the bicentennial year of the independence of the United States to which the Spanish governor so decisively contributed.
Erected 1977 by Government of Spain.
Location. 29° 56.985′ N, 90° 3.818′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker can be reached from Canal Street east of Royal Street when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Canal Steet, New Orleans LA 70130, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Liberty Place Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Canal Street Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); United States Customhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); 700 South Peters (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bienville Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S. Branch Bank (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bank of Louisiana in New Orleans (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Birthplace of “Dixie” (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Orleans.
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Also see . . .
1. Bernardo de Gálvez. The Forgotten Revolutionary Conquistador Who Saved Louisiana by Thomas Fleming (Submitted on October 30, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Wikipedia entry for Bernardo de Gálvez y Madrid, Count of Gálvez. (Submitted on October 30, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Battle of Pensacola (1781). (Submitted on October 30, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Viceroy of New Spain; Juan De Avalos, sculptor.
Categories. • Notable Persons • War, US Revolutionary •
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