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

Jefferson Highway

 
 
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December 9, 2016
1. Jefferson Highway Marker
Inscription.  Named for U.S. President Thomas Jefferson. Completed 4 Feb. 1926. "Pine to Palm" route, one of first intercontinental highways. Extends 2,194 miles from Winnepeg, Canada, through Jefferson, ending in New Orleans at St. Charles Ave. and Common St. Parts of highway still called Jefferson, including in Jefferson Parish.
 
Erected 2010 by Jefferson Historical Society of Louisiana.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical date for this entry is February 4, 1926.
 
Location. 29° 57.791′ N, 90° 9.021′ W. Marker is in Jefferson, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is on Jefferson Highway (U.S. 90) south of Clift Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Orleans LA 70121, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dubreuil Concession and Levee (approx. 0.3 miles away); Camp Parapet (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Parapet (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Parapet (approx. half a mile away); Labarre Road
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(approx. ¾ mile away); Marsalis Mansion Motel (approx. 0.8 miles away); Magnolia Lane (approx. 0.9 miles away); Parish of Jefferson (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jefferson.
 
Also see . . .  Jefferson Highway. 1995 article by Kristin Bushner in the Mason City, Iowa, Globe-Gazette. (Submitted on February 3, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.) 
 
Jefferson Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
December 9, 2016
2. Jefferson Highway Marker
Jefferson Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
December 9, 2016
3. Jefferson Highway Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2016, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 555 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 10, 2016.

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