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

La Salle's Landing

 
 
La Salle's Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
July 7, 2016
1. La Salle's Landing Marker
Inscription. In 1682 the French explorer, Robert Cavalier De La Salle, landed in an Indian village later to be known as the city of Kenner. Proclaiming ownership in the name of Louis XIV, King of France, he erected a cypress cross to commemorate the historic event.
 
Location. 29° 58.376′ N, 90° 14.808′ W. Marker is in Kenner, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker can be reached from Reverend Richard Wilson Dr. (State Road 48) near Williams Blvd., on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kenner LA 70062, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. La Salle's Landing - 1682 (here, next to this marker); First World Championship Heavyweight Prize Fight Monument (a few steps from this marker); Cannes Brles (within shouting distance of this marker); Kenner White Sox (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry "Teddy" Stewart (about 700 feet away); Kenner Community Band (about 700 feet away); Kenner Town Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kenner High School (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kenner.
 
Categories. Colonial EraExploration
 
La Salle's Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
July 7, 2016
2. La Salle's Landing Marker
La Salle's Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
July 7, 2016
3. La Salle's Landing Marker
 
 
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