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

Picayune Pier

 
 
Picayune Pier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 10, 2018
1. Picayune Pier Marker
Inscription.  Picayune Pier, near the French Market, rose and fell with the various levels of the river, making docking easy for small boats like oyster luggers.
 
Erected by The New Orleans Historic Collection, Captain Clarke "Doc" Hawley and the Steamboat Natchez.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 29° 57.316′ N, 90° 3.752′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker can be reached from Toulouse Street east of Decatur Street. Marker is located along the Mississippi Riverwalk, on the Mississippi River Pier at Woldenberg Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Toulouse Street, New Orleans LA 70130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Riverboat Cotton Bales (within shouting distance of this marker); Sugar Wharves at the Port (within shouting distance of this marker); Natchez Steamboats (within shouting distance of this marker); Work Begins on New Orleans, Spring 1718 (about 400 feet away, measured
Marker detail: Scene at Picayune Pier or Lugers’ Landing; 1895 image. Click for full size.
2. Marker detail: Scene at Picayune Pier or Lugers’ Landing; 1895
(by W.H. Parish Publishing Company, from Art Work of New Orleans; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1974.25.17.129)
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in a direct line); Transatlantic Slave Trade to Louisiana (about 500 feet away); The Steamer New Orleans (about 600 feet away); Woldenberg Riverfront Park (about 600 feet away); Importer's Bonded Warehouses - Henry Howard, Architect (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Picayune Pier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 10, 2018
3. Picayune Pier Marker
(looking north along the Mississippi Riverwalk)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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