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

Magnolia Lane

Magnolia Lane Marker image. Click for full size.
November 27, 2009
1. Magnolia Lane Marker
Inscription. Area known as Nine Mile Point; Site of Fortier Plantation and one of area's first schools, churches and later site of WW I commissary. Once the home of Francois Quinet, Sr., statesman & developer of early New Orleans; nearby was site of Fort Banks which blockaded River during Civil War.
Erected 1971 by Louisiana Tourist Commission.
Location. 29° 57.056′ N, 90° 9.172′ W. Marker is in Westwego, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is on River Road (State Highway 541) 0.1 miles north of Wiegand Drive, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2141 River Road, Westwego LA 70094, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Parapet (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Parapet (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Parapet (approx. 0.9 miles away); Jefferson Highway (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dubreuil Concession and Levee (approx. 0.9 miles away); The St. Charles Line (approx. 1.3 miles away); Town of Carrollton (approx. 1.3 miles away); Labarre Road (approx. 1.6 miles away).
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US CivilWar, World I
Credits. This page originally submitted on . This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 16 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on . • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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