New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Myra Clark Gaines (left) was the daughter of Daniel Clark (1769-1813), American consul when Spain ruled city and later territorial delegate to Congress. Her claim to large land tracts resulted in 65 years of litigation.
Erected 1988 by New Orleans Archdiocesan Cemeteries.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1809.
Location. 29° 57.577′ N, 90° 4.306′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Basin Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 429 Basin Street, New Orleans LA 70112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Protestant Section (here, next to this marker); In the Protestant Section (here, next to this marker); Eliza Lewis (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Closures Grillwork (a few steps from this marker); Orleans Battalion of Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Bernard de Marigny (within shouting distance of this marker); Homer Adolph Plessy (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
More about this marker. The tomb of Eliza Lewis, Governor Claiborne's first wife, is nearby in the Protestant Section of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1.
Regarding Claiborne Tomb. This marker is located in Saint Louis Cemetery No. 1. St. Louis Cemetery No. is bound by Basin, St. Louis, Conti and Treme Streets with the main entrance on Basin Street. Established in 1789 it is the oldest extant cemetery in New Orleans.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2017. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 586 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.