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

Tchoupitoulas Plantation

 
 
Tchopitoulas Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
March 4, 2016
1. Tchopitoulas Plantation Marker
Inscription. Site of plantation acquired in 1808 by Joseph Soniat du Fossat. Visited by Governor William C.C. Claiborne and, legend says, privateer Jean Lafitte. "Chapitoulas" Indians, whose name means "river people," lived in this area.
 
Erected 2009 by Jefferson Historical Society of Louisiana.
 
Location. 29° 56.156′ N, 90° 12.438′ W. Marker is in Harahan, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Highway (State Highway 48) and Erin Court, in the median on Jefferson Highway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6244 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans LA 70123, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. City Of Harahan (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wedell - Williams Airport Site (approx. 1.8 miles away); Avondale~Waggaman (approx. 1.8 miles away); La Providence (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named La Providence (approx. 1.9 miles away); Magnolia Lane (approx. 3.4 miles away); Camp Parapet (approx. 3.4 miles away); First World Championship Heavyweight Prize Fight Monument (approx. 3.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Antebellum South, US
 
Tchopitoulas Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
March 4, 2016
2. Tchopitoulas Plantation Marker
 
 
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