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Louis J. Dufilho

La Pharmacie Francaise

 

—Max Samson —

 
Louis J. Dufilho Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
1. Louis J. Dufilho Marker
Inscription. In this shop on this site
Louis J. Dufilho
Practiced pharmacy as one of the first of his profession to have been licensed in the United States (no later than 1816). Pharmacist Dufilho symbolizes the beginning of a system of certifying the professional competence of pharmacists and the recognition of the vital significance of that competence for the public health. Authorized by the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy
 
Erected by American Institute of the History of Pharmacy.
 
Location. 29° 57.366′ N, 90° 3.897′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Chartres Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 514 Chartres Street, New Orleans LA 70130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pierre Maspero’s Exchange (within shouting distance of this marker); Jean Adrien Delpit House (within shouting distance of this marker); Judge Fred J. Cassibry Square (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bosque House (about 400 feet away); Pecquet Building (about 400 feet away);
Louis J. Dufilho Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
2. Louis J. Dufilho Marker
The Dufilho marker is to the right of the door.
Boimaré-Macarty House (about 500 feet away); Merieult House (about 500 feet away); Tortorici’s (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Also see . . .  New Orleans Pharmacy Museum. (Submitted on January 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Additional keywords. pharmacy
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Max Samson and La Pharmacie Francaise plaques. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
3. The Max Samson and La Pharmacie Francaise plaques.
These plaques are to the left of the door. The Max Samson plaque reads: In commemoration of the contributions to the Science of Pharmacy by Max Samson 1863-1919 The fixtures, prescription files and literature of the drug store in New Orleans have been donated by his daughter Irma Samson Barnett to the College of Pharmacy, Loyola University of the South. The La Pharmacie Francaise reads: This building, La Pharmacie Francaise, was donated to the city of New Orleans by Mayor Robert S. Maestri in 1937 and gratefully acknowledged by The Louisiana State Pharmaceutical Association in October, 1967. Edward S. Bopp, president
The Renovation Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
4. The Renovation Dedication Plaque
The renovation plaque reads: Renovation of the Historic Pharmacy Museum 514 – 16 Chartres Street New Orleans, Louisiana April 7, 1994 The City of New Orleans The Historic Pharmacy Museum [Seal of the City of New Orleans] Honorable Earnest N. Morial, Mayor • Reynard J. Rochon, Chief Administrative Officer • Emile J. Labranche, Jr., Chairman, Historical Pharmacy Commission • Sidney J. Barthelemy, Councilman-at-Large • Joseph I. Giarrusso, Councilman-at-Large • Bryan Wagner, Councilman District “A” • James M. Singleton, Councilman District “B” • Mike Early, Councilman District “C” • Lambert C. Boissiere, Jr., Councilman District “D” • Wayne M. Babovich, Councilman District “E” • Bruce r. Simms, Director, Department of Property Management • Robin Riley, Architect
The Front of La Pharmacie Franchaise image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
5. The Front of La Pharmacie Franchaise
The dedication plaque is on the left.
La Pharmacie Franchaise Sign image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
6. La Pharmacie Franchaise Sign
Interior of the Old Pharmacy Museum image. Click for full size.
By Web image, circa n/a
7. Interior of the Old Pharmacy Museum
Interior of the Old Pharmacy Museum image. Click for full size.
By Web image, n/a
8. Interior of the Old Pharmacy Museum
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 995 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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