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

Sisters Of The Holy Family

 
 
Sisters Of The Holy Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 24, 2018
1. Sisters Of The Holy Family Marker
Inscription.  Pioneers in education and in the care of orphans and the elderly among the colored people, this society of colored sisters was founded in New Orleans on November 21, 1842 by misses Henriette Delille and Juliette Gaudin who became the first and second superiors general successively. They were carefully nurtured by Pere Etienne Rousselon and were strongly supported in their efforts by Mlle. Marie-Jeanne Alicot. The society was approved by Bishop Antoine Blanc in 1842 and by Rome in 1952.
 
Erected 1988 by New Orleans Archdiocesan Cemeteries.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & ReligionEducationWomen.
 
Location. 29° 57.583′ N, 90° 4.567′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker can be reached from North Claiborne Avenue just north of Iberville Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 N Claiborne Ave, New Orleans LA 70112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marie C. Couvent (here, next to this marker); Jordan B. Noble
Sisters Of The Holy Family Mausoleum image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 24, 2018
2. Sisters Of The Holy Family Mausoleum
(within shouting distance of this marker); Oscar James Dunn (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. Andre Caillioux (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Duplantier-Peniston Tomb (about 500 feet away); Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Bernard de Marigny (approx. ¼ mile away); In the Protestant Section (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Name of the deceased on the side of the mausoleum. image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 24, 2018
3. Name of the deceased on the side of the mausoleum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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