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

Newcomb Pottery Garden

 
 
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February 17, 2018
1. Newcomb Pottery Garden Marker
Inscription.  
The Newcomb Pottery Garden honors the artistic legacy of Newcomb Pottery, a quasi-commercial enterprise established in the late 19th century in association with the curriculum of Newcomb College...During its forty-five years in existence, the Newcomb Pottery, a model industry, employed approximately ninety women and produced distinctive wares that were useful, beautiful, and based on the natural elements and environs of the deep south...The Newcomb Pottery Garden, dedicated in May 2009 in memory of Judith Henkin by the Glazer Family, is filled with many examples of the regional flora that inspired these unique creations.
 
Erected 2009 by Glazer Family.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationHorticulture & ForestryWomen.
 
Location. 29° 56.489′ N, 90° 7.248′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Newcomb Place and Newcomb Circle, on the right when traveling south on Newcomb Place. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Orleans LA 70118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
Newcomb Pottery Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
February 17, 2018
2. Newcomb Pottery Garden Marker
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tulane Stadium (approx. 0.4 miles away); National Shrine of Our Lady of Prompt Succor (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mater Dolorosa Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Town of Carrollton (approx. ¾ mile away); St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church (approx. ¾ mile away); The St. Charles Line (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
More about this marker. Located in front of the Newcomb Art Museum, on the campus of Tulane University.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 18, 2018.
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