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

David Crockett Firehall

 
 
David Crockett Firehall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
1. David Crockett Firehall Marker
Inscription.
This property
David Crockett
Firehall

has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Location. 29° 55.125′ N, 90° 3.783′ W. Marker is in Gretna, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Street and 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north on Lafayette Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 209 Lafayette Street, Gretna LA 70053, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Centennial Marker (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gretna City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Phoenix Iron Works (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mel Ott (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Joseph Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Derbigny Plantation (approx. 0.3 miles away); City of Gretna (approx. 0.6 miles away); McDonoghville (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Gretna.
 
More about this marker. Current location of the Gretna Historical Society.
 
Regarding David Crockett Firehall. The replacement location, also name David Crockett Steam Fire Company
David Crockett Firehall image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
2. David Crockett Firehall
No. 1 is the oldest, continuously active, volunteer fire department in the United States of America.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of current Fire Company #1 Firehouse at 1136 Lafayette Street. • Can you help?
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