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Metarie in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Parish of Jefferson

 
 
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By Tim Fillmon, November 17, 2020
1. Parish of Jefferson Marker
Inscription.  On Feb. 11, 1825, Governor Henry S. Johnson signed legislation creating the Parish of Jefferson out of the Third Senatorial District. It is named for President Thomas Jefferson, who died the following year, July 4.
 
Erected 2009 by Jefferson Parish Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. A significant historical date for this entry is February 11, 1825.
 
Location. 29° 58.407′ N, 90° 8.437′ W. Marker is in Metarie, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Airline Drive (U.S. 61) and Maple Ridge Drive, on the right when traveling west on Airline Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Metairie LA 70001, 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. Labarre Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dubreuil Concession and Levee (approx. 0.8 miles away); Metairie Ridge School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Jefferson Highway (approx. 0.9 miles away); City Of Metairie Ridge (approx. one mile away); Chartier Concession
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By Tim Fillmon, November 17, 2020
2. Parish of Jefferson Marker
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(approx. one mile away); Camp Parapet (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Parapet (approx. 1.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Jefferson Parish. (Submitted on April 8, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 8, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.

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