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

Halfway Station

 
 
Halfway Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, April 25, 2020
1. Halfway Station Marker
Inscription.  
This block was home to the halfway station of the New Orleans & Carrollton Railroad Company chartered February 9, 1833. Mules were changed over at the stables located here on the long journey from Canal St. to Carrollton Ave. Mule power gave way t0 electric power in the late 1890s as the N.O. & C.R.R. Co. developed into the streetcar system of today.
 
Erected 2011 by Superior Seafood & Oyster Bar New Orleans.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 29° 55.582′ N, 90° 6.106′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of St. Charles Avenue and Napoleon Avenue, on the right when traveling west on St. Charles Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4338 St Charles Avenue, 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. Faubourg Bouligny (within shouting distance of this marker); Touro Synagogue (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Academy of the Sacred Heart (about
Halfway Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, April 25, 2020
2. Halfway Station Marker
700 feet away); McDonogh No. 7 Elementary School (approx. ¼ mile away); Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gilbert Academy and New Orleans University (approx. 0.6 miles away); Van Benthuysen-Elms Mansion (approx. 0.8 miles away); Jefferson City (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
More about this marker. Mounted on the Superior Seafood building
 
 
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 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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