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

Jefferson City

 
 
Jefferson City Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, March 2, 2008
1. Jefferson City Marker
Inscription.  Originally a part of Jefferson Parish, this area was incorporated as Jefferson City in 1850. By 1860 its population was 5,107, including 131 free black citizens. It was annexed by the City of New Orleans in 1870.
 
Erected 1979 by Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 29° 55.259′ N, 90° 6.9′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Ave and Magazine Street, in the median on Jefferson Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Orleans LA 70115, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gilbert Academy and New Orleans University (approx. half a mile away); DeDroit Residence (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Academy of the Sacred Heart (approx. ¾ mile away); Classic Designs (approx. 0.8 miles away); Audubon Park History
Jefferson City Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, March 2, 2008
2. Jefferson City Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Faubourg Bouligny (approx. 0.9 miles away); Halfway Station (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,333 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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