“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Marvin E. Thames

Presidential Residence

Marvin E. Thames Marker image. Click for full size.
June 16, 2005
1. Marvin E. Thames Marker
Inscription. "This residence and grounds are named in honor of Marvin E. Thames, Ph.D., who served this college in the following manner: Director of Isaac Delgado Trades School from 1954 to 1958; Dean and President of Delgado Trades and Technical Institute from 1958 to 1962; and President of Delgado Community College from 1962 to 1979. Dr. Thames and his family resided here in the Presidential Residence from 1956 to 1979."
Location. 29° 59.167′ N, 90° 6.314′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Click for map. Marker is located on the grounds of Delgado Community College. Access from the Navarre St. entrance is easier to locate. Marker is at or near this postal address: 615 City Park Avenue, New Orleans LA 70119, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site Of Higgins' Industries at Delgado Trade School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Beatles Only Concert Performance in Louisiana (approx. 0.4 miles away); Charity Hospital Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); The New Orleans Katrina Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Metairie Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Duelling Grounds
Marvin E. Thames home and Marker image. Click for full size.
June 16, 2005
2. Marvin E. Thames home and Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Allard Plantation (approx. 0.8 miles away); Metairie And Gentilly Ridges (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Orleans.
More about this marker. Home was torn down in 2010 due to damage from Hurricane Katrina.
Categories. Education
Credits. This page originally submitted on . This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on . Photos:   1, 2. submitted on . • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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