Chalmette in Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Rodriguez Plantation and Macarty House
Jean Laﬁtte National Historical Park and Preserve
Jean Hyacinthe Laclotte served on the American side of at the battle. In this detail from his famous circa 1840 painting, the Rodriguez house is surrounded by American tents; the Macarty house and its formal gardens are nearby.
Benson Lossing's Pictorial Field Book of the War of 1812 shows the Macarty house in 1861.
Erected by National Park Service - United States Department of the Interior.
Location. 29° 56.507′ N, 89° 59.643′ W. Marker is in Chalmette, Louisiana, in Saint Bernard Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Battlefield Road and Tour Loop Road. Click for map. Marker can be reached from Battlefield Road within the Chalmette Battlefield portion of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Marker is in this post office area: Chalmette LA 70043, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rodriguez Canal (a few steps from this marker); Chalmette Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Chalmette Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Redoubt and Battery 1 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chalmet Plantation (about 300 feet away); Batteries Two and Three (about 300 feet away); The Battle on the West Bank (about 300 feet away); Battery 4 (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Chalmette.
Also see . . . Chalmette Battlefield. (Submitted on August 22, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Categories. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 18 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 24, 2016.
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