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Edgar Degas House

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
1. Edgar Degas House Marker
Inscription.  This house was bequeathed to the artist and his sister by their maternal uncle Michael Musson. The property was at one time held by Wm. Kenner. Kenner was in New Orleans to assist Wm.C.C. Claiborne in the transfer of New Orleans and Louisiana Purchas from French to American Rule. Degas sold the house in 1866. Designated a National Landmark by the Department of the Interior in 1978.
 
Location. 29° 57.288′ N, 90° 4.02′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Exchange Place and Bienville Street on Exchange Place. It is pedestrian traffic only on this section of Exchange Place. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 307 Exchange Place, 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. Conway’s Court (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Louisiana (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Branch Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Rillieux – Waldhorn House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Old Absinthe Bar
Edgar Degas House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
2. Edgar Degas House Marker
(about 500 feet away); The Birthplace of “Dixie” (about 500 feet away); Site of Kolly Townhouse (about 600 feet away); Judge Fred J. Cassibry Square (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Additional keywords. Edgar Degas
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 731 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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