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

Right Bank of the Mississippi River

 
 
Right Bank of the Mississippi River Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, November 26, 2020
1. Right Bank of the Mississippi River Marker
Inscription.  
Once connected by a mule-drawn streetcar, Algiers and Gretna are now linked by this path of history. Follow the markers along the "Right Bank of the Mississippi River" to historic downtown Gretna, as many have done since the 1800's.
 
Erected 2004 by City of Gretna.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 29° 56.665′ N, 90° 3.282′ W. Marker is in Algiers, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker can be reached from De Armas Street, in the median. Located at the western terminus of De Armas Street, on top of levee. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Orleans LA 70114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allen Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Allen Residence (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marcour Residence (approx. 0.3 miles away); Valentine Residence (approx. 0.4 miles away); Danny Barker & Louise "Blue Lou" Barker (approx. 0.4 miles away); Manetta Residence
Right Bank of the Mississippi River Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, November 26, 2020
2. Right Bank of the Mississippi River Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Louis Armstrong (approx. half a mile away); Historic Algiers (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Algiers.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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