“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)

Fame and Fate

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January 15, 2018
1. Fame and Fate Marker
Lafreniere orated before the
Louisiana Superior Council
"The Manifeste"
a document expressing the political
philosophy on the natural rights
of man and freedom of determination
by the people.
A firing squad executed him
with 4 compatriots
in New Orleans October 25, 1769.

Erected by Jefferson Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraParks & Recreational AreasPatriots & Patriotism. A significant historical date for this entry is October 25, 1769.
Location. 29° 59.907′ N, 90° 12.683′ 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. Noted Owner (here, next to this marker); Park Site (a few steps from this marker); LaFreniere Plantation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Parish of Jefferson (approx. 0.3 miles away);
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January 15, 2018
2. Fame and Fate 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 169 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2018.

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