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

Labarre Road

 
 
Labarre Road Marker image. Click for full size.
March 4, 2016
1. Labarre Road Marker
Inscription. Named for the de La Barre family. François Pascalis de La Barre I, a noted colonial official, owned a river-to-lake tract in 1750. Further family holdings, by 1800's, made Metairie called popularly "La Plaine Labarre."
 
Erected by Jefferson Parish Historical Commission.
 
Location. 29° 58.447′ N, 90° 9.112′ W. Marker is in Metairie, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Airline Dr. (State Highway 61) and LaBarre Road (Route 3262), on the right when traveling south on Airline Dr.. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2700 Airline Dr., Metairie LA 70002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jefferson Highway (approx. 0.8 miles away); Camp Parapet (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dubreuil Concession and Levee (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Parapet (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Parapet (approx. 1.1 miles away); Metairie Ridge School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Magnolia Lane (approx. 1.6 miles away); City Of Metairie Ridge (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Metairie.
 
Categories. Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles
 
Labarre Road Marker image. Click for full size.
March 4, 2016
2. Labarre Road Marker
 
 
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