Chalmette in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
The Chalmette Plantations
Scene of the Battle of New Orleans
— Dec. 1814 - Jan. 1815 —
Battle raged on lands of Ignace de Lino de Chalmette, Antoine Bienvenue, and Denis de la Ronde. British camps on lands of Jaques de Villeré and Pierre Lacoste; hospital on Jumonville de Villiers. Jackson Defense Line on Edmond Macarty place.
Erected 1964 by LA. Tourist Development Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812.
Location. 29° 56.262′ N, 89° 58.083′ W. Marker is in Chalmette, Louisiana, in St. Bernard Parish. Marker is at the intersection of West St. Bernard Highway (State Highway 46) and Fenelon Street, in the median on West St. Bernard Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chalmette LA 70043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Denis de La Ronde Site (a few steps from this marker); Plantation of Pierre Denis De La Ronde (a few steps from this marker); Versailles Oaks (within shouting distance of this marker); Lacoste Plantation (approx. 0.8 miles away); Chalmette Plantation (approx. 1.2 Serving Those Who Saved Us (approx. 1.2 miles away); Here We Honor Veterans Who Served Their Country (approx. 1.2 miles away); Chalmette National Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chalmette.
More about this marker. Located at the Plantation De la Ronde ruins in median.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.