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Harvey in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Harvey Castle Site

 
 
Harvey Castle Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Cormier, January 28, 2012
1. Harvey Castle Site Marker
Inscription. Built in 1844, Harvey Castle was the Gothic Revival home of Marie Louise Destrehan and her husband Joseph Hale Harvey. It served as the third courthouse of Jefferson Parish, 1874-1884. Located east side of Destrehan Avenue 450 feet north of railroad. Demolished in 1924 to enlarge Harvey Canal and Locks.
 
Erected 1986 by Jefferson Historical Society of Louisiana.
 
Location. 29° 54.458′ N, 90° 5.033′ W. Marker is in Harvey, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of 4th street and Destrehan Road on 4th street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3000 4th Street, Harvey LA 70058, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Harvey Canal (approx. mile away); Derbigny Plantation (approx. 1.2 miles away); Phoenix Iron Works (approx. 1.3 miles away); Gretna City Hall (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mel Ott (approx. 1.3 miles away); Centennial Marker (approx. 1.3 miles away); City of Gretna (approx. 1.4 miles away); Saint Joseph Church (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Harvey Castle Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Cormier, January 28, 2012
2. Harvey Castle Site Marker
Harvey Castle Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Cormier, January 28, 2012
3. Harvey Castle Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 781 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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