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Bridge City in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Parish of Jefferson

 
 
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Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, April 24, 2020
1. Parish of Jefferson Marker
Inscription.  On Feb. 11, 1825, Governor Henry S. Johnson signed legislation creating the Parish of Jefferson out of the Third Senatorial District. It is named for President Thomas Jefferson, who died the following year, July 4.
 
Erected 2008 by Jefferson Parish Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 11, 1825.
 
Location. 29° 54.72′ N, 90° 10.656′ W. Marker is in Bridge City, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is on U.S. 90 west of West Bank Expressway (Business U.S. 90), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westwego LA 70094, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pops Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Pops Stroman Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Avondale~Waggaman (approx. 1˝ miles away); Westwego (approx. 1.7 miles away); City Of Harahan
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(approx. 2.1 miles away); Seven Oaks Plantation Site (approx. 2.1 miles away); Tchoupitoulas Plantation (approx. 2.4 miles away); Huey P. Long Bridge, Louisiana (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bridge City.
 
Parish of Jefferson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, April 24, 2020
2. Parish of Jefferson Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.

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