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

City Of Metairie Ridge

 
 
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March 4, 2016
1. City Of Metairie Ridge Marker
Inscription. A 12-square-mile area incorporated as a village in June 1927 and as a city one month later. Charles P. Aicklen, Sr., mayor, introduced natural gas service, July 1928. Gambling was flourishing, but was outlawed within the city limits. Incorporation declared illegal by La. Supreme Court in Nov. 1928 through suit backed by casino owners.
 
Erected 2013 by Jefferson Parish Historical Commission.
 
Location. 29° 58.774′ N, 90° 7.521′ W. Marker is in Metairie, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Metairie Road (State Highway 611-9) and Orpheum Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Metairie Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Metairie Road, Metairie LA 70005, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chartier Concession (within shouting distance of this marker); Metairie Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); The New Orleans Katrina Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Charity Hospital Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Metairie Ridge School (approx. one mile away);
City Of Metairie Ridge Marker image. Click for full size.
March 4, 2016
2. City Of Metairie Ridge Marker
Site Of Higgins' Industries at Delgado Trade School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Marvin E. Thames (approx. 1.3 miles away); Heinemann Park/Pelican Stadium (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on . This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on . • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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