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

Stumpf's Magic Hoodoo

Stumpf's Magic Hoodoo Marker image. Click for full size.
February 1, 2019
1. Stumpf's Magic Hoodoo Marker
Established in 1876, John Stumpf's Son Co. manufactured insecticides which aided the successful completion of the Panama Canal. In 1915 "Magic Hoodoo" products received the Medal of Award at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition.
Erected 2004 by City of Gretna.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 29° 55.137′ N, 90° 3.923′ W. Marker is in Gretna, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker can be reached from First Street near Newton Street. Located on the Mississippi River Trail, on top of levee. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gretna LA 70053, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mechanickham (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Royal Cyril Brooks (about 500 feet away); Gretna (about 500 feet away); Phoenix Iron Works (about 600 feet away); Gretna City Hall (about 600 feet away); David Crockett Firehall (about 700 feet away); Centennial Marker
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(about 800 feet away); Derbigny Plantation (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gretna.
More about this marker. Located on the Mississippi River Trail, a levee top bicycle/walking trail. NO MOTORIZED VEHICLES. This marker is about 300 feet south of the Gretna Ferry Landing. Easy access to levee top is between Newton and Lavoisier streets, with large easy stairs.
Stumpf''s Magic Hoodoo Marker image. Click for full size.
February 1, 2019
2. Stumpf''s Magic Hoodoo Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on February 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 3, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 446 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 3, 2019.

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