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

La Providence

 
 
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March 4, 2016
1. LA Providence Marker
Inscription.
Concession 1720's-1730's
On the old Chemin de la Metairie
Birthplace
Jacques Phillipe Roi de Villeré
1761-1830
First native born Governor of
Louisiana 1816-1820

 
Erected 1985 by Jefferson Historical Society of Louisiana.
 
Location. 29° 57.681′ N, 90° 13.275′ W. Marker is in River Ridge, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Highway (State Highway 48) and Henfer Ave., in the median on Jefferson Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Orleans LA 70123, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named La Providence (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First World Championship Heavyweight Prize Fight Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); La Salle's Landing (approx. 1.7 miles away); La Salle's Landing - 1682 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Cannes Brûlées (approx. 1.7 miles away); Kenner Community Band (approx. 1.8 miles away); Kenner White Sox (approx. 1.8 miles away); Henry "Teddy" Stewart (approx. 1.8 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Replacement Marker
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 
LA Providence Marker image. Click for full size.
March 4, 2016
2. LA Providence Marker
 
 
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