“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Metairie in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Park Site

Park Site Marker image. Click for full size.
January 15, 2018
1. Park Site Marker
The site of this park
once belonged to the
Sainte-Reyne Concession
granted to Jean-Daniel Kolly, c. 1720.
A series of purchases
subdivided the original property
except for this 155-acre park.
Nicolas Chauvin de Lafreniere, the Younger,
whom this park honors,
was a nearby land owner.

Erected by Jefferson Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasSettlements & Settlers.
Location. 29° 59.911′ N, 90° 12.681′ W. Marker is in Metairie, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker can be reached from South Scenic Drive east of Downs Boulevard, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Metairie LA 70003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Noted Owner (here, next to this marker); Fame and Fate (a few steps from this marker); LaFreniere Plantation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Parish of Jefferson (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Park Site Marker image. Click for full size.
January 15, 2018
2. Park Site Marker
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World War I U.S. Army Doughboy (approx. 2 miles away); United States Field Infantry World War II (approx. 2 miles away); World War II U.S. Navy Seaman (approx. 2 miles away); Korean War U.S. Navy Nurse Corps (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Metairie.
More about this marker. Located inside Lafreniere Park, at the Children's Memorial circle
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2018.

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