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

Noted Owner

Lafreniere

 
 
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January 15, 2018
1. Noted Owner Marker
Inscription.  
Lafreniere.
Born at the Chapitoulas
September 30, 1728.
He studied law in France
and became King's Attorney General
1764, and the leader of a
Colonial revolt in 1768
in protest of the transfer
of the Colony
by France to Spain.

 
Erected by Jefferson Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraParks & Recreational AreasSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is September 30, 1728.
 
Location. 29° 59.909′ N, 90° 12.682′ W. Marker is in Metairie, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker can be reached from South Scenic Drive 0.3 miles east of Down 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. Fame and Fate (here, next to this marker); Park Site (here, next to this marker); LaFreniere Plantation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Parish of Jefferson (approx. 0.3 miles away); World War I U.S. Army Doughboy
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January 15, 2018
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(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 May 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2018.

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