Jefferson in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Marsalis Mansion Motel
Opened at 110 Shrewsbury Road in 1944 to serve African Americans during segregation. Proprietor Ellis L. Marsalis, Sr., was Jazz musician family patriarch & Civil Rights pioneer. Closed in 1986.
Erected 2014 by Jefferson Parish Historical Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Civil Rights • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 29° 57.473′ N, 90° 9.707′ W. Marker is in Jefferson, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is on River Road (Highway 611-1) north of Shrewsbury Road, on the left when traveling south. 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Parapet (approx. 0.3 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); Whitehall Plantation Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Magnolia Lane Jefferson Highway (approx. 0.8 miles away); Huey P. Long Bridge, Louisiana (approx. one mile away); Dubreuil Concession and Levee (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jefferson.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 24, 2017.