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

Boré Plantation - Audubon Park

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May 6, 2018
1. Boré Plantation - Audubon Park Marker
This site 1781-1820 plantation of Jean Etienne Boré (1741-1820) First Mayor of N.O. 1803-1804. Here Boré first granulated sugar in 1795. Purchased for park in 1871. Site of World's Industrial & Cotton Centennial Exposition 1884-1885.
Erected 1961 by The Department of Commerce and Industry.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceParks & Recreational Areas.
Location. 29° 55.359′ N, 90° 7.904′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker can be reached from Magazine Street. Located inside the Zoo. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans LA 70118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Audubon Zoo's Whooping Crane Legacy (within shouting distance of this marker); Audubon Zoo (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trenasse Cutter (approx. ¼ mile away); Swamp People (approx. ¼ mile away); The Original Teddy Bear (approx. ¼ mile away);
Boré Plantation - Audubon Park Marker image. Click for full size.
January 1, 2009
2. Boré Plantation - Audubon Park Marker
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The Flood of 1927 (approx. ¼ mile away); Audubon Park History (approx. 0.3 miles away); Classic Designs (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
More about this marker. Marker is located in the Audubon Zoo. Marker is mounted in the ground, after entering main entrance, marker is on left.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 6, 2018.

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