New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
The Jefferson City Cemetery, later called Valence St. Cemetery, became a city cemetery in 1870 when Jefferson City was annexed by the City of New Orleans. The cemetery has a number of old society tombs such as the St. Anthony of Padua Italian Mutual Benefit Society, the St. Joseph's Sepulcher of the Male and Female Benevolent Association, and the Ladies and Gentlemen Perseverance Benevolent Association. German philanthropist John David Fink's remains were removed from the Girard Street Cemetery when it was demolished, and were buried in this cemetery.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
Location. 29° 55.84′ N, 90° 6.367′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Valence Street north of Danneel Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2000 Valence Street, 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. Zimmermann Residence (approx. 0.3 miles away); Academy of the Sacred Heart (approx. 0.3 miles away); Faubourg Bouligny (approx. 0.4 Gilbert Academy and New Orleans University (approx. 0.4 miles away); Halfway Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Touro Synagogue (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); McDonogh No. 7 Elementary School (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
More about this marker. Mounted on the right cemetery gate post at main Valence Street entrance.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.