New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Fort St. Charles
[Louisiana Rebellion of 1768]
[Back, in French]
Le Fort Saint – Charles
Le 25 octobre 1769, sur l’ordre du général O’Reilly, gouverneur espagnol de Louisiane, furent exécutés ici les patriotes et martyrs français La Frénière, Caresse, Marquis et Milhet. Villeré était déjà décédé.
Don: Godofil & Commission du Tourisme
Erected 1955 by Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry/Commission du Tourisme.
Location. 29° 57.68′ N, 90° 3.448′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Esplanade Avenue and North Peters Street on Esplanade Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans LA 70116, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Mint (a few steps from this marker); Fauboug Marigny (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Solomon Northup (about New Orleans and the Domestic Slave Trade (about 800 feet away); Denis House (about 800 feet away); Bringier – Barnett House (about 800 feet away); French Market (approx. 0.2 miles away); Archbishop Antoine Blanc Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
Regarding Fort St. Charles. Interestingly, the French version of the marker does not mention Jean Baptiste Noyan as one of those executed.
Also see . . .
1. Louisiana Rebellion of 1768 - Wikpedia. (Submitted on January 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. New Orleans Mint. The New Orleans Mint was used by both the United States and Confederate States of America. It is now used by the Louisiana State Museum as a Jazz Museum. (Submitted on January 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Additional keywords. Louisiana Rebellion of 1768
Categories. • Forts, Castles •
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