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

Bradish Johnson House

Erected 1872

 
 
Bradish Johnson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 25, 2011
1. Bradish Johnson House Marker
Inscription.  The design of this post-Civil War mansion of a prominent Louisiana sugar planter, attributed to James Freret, architect, reflects the influence of the French “Ecole des Beaux Arts,” where he studied from 1860 to 1862. Residence of Walter Denegre 1892-1929, Louise S. McGehee School since 1929.
 
Erected by Orleans Parish Landmarks Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 29° 55.91′ N, 90° 4.907′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Prytania Street near First Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2341 Pyrtania 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. Adams – Jones House (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward A. Davis House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gilmour – Parker House (about 500 feet away); The Manse (about 600 feet away); Brevard-Rice House (approx. 0.2
Bradish Johnson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 25, 2011
2. Bradish Johnson House Marker
miles away); Trinity Church Episcopal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonel Short’s Villa (approx. 0.2 miles away); R.N. Girling’s “English Apothecary” (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
The Louise S. McGehee School image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 25, 2011
3. The Louise S. McGehee School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2017. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 856 times since then and 123 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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