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

Harvey Castle Site

 
 
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By Shane Cormier, January 28, 2012
1. Harvey Castle Site Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1844, Harvey Castle was the Gothic Revival home of Marie Louise Destrehan and her husband Joseph Hale Harvey. It served as the third courthouse of Jefferson Parish, 1874-1884. Located east side of Destrehan Avenue 450 feet north of railroad. Demolished in 1924 to enlarge Harvey Canal and Locks.
 
Erected 1986 by Jefferson Historical Society of Louisiana.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1844.
 
Location. 29° 54.458′ N, 90° 5.033′ W. Marker is in Harvey, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of 4th street and Destrehan Road on 4th street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3000 4th Street, Harvey LA 70058, 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. The Harvey Canal (approx. ¼ mile away); Derbigny Plantation (approx. 1.2 miles away); Phoenix Iron Works (approx. 1.3 miles away); Royal Cyril Brooks (approx. 1.3 miles away); Gretna City Hall
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By Shane Cormier, January 28, 2012
2. Harvey Castle Site Marker
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(approx. 1.3 miles away); Mechanickham (approx. 1.3 miles away); Centennial Marker (approx. 1.3 miles away); Stumpf's Magic Hoodoo (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
Harvey Castle Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Cormier, January 28, 2012
3. Harvey Castle Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 17, 2012, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 1,288 times since then and 133 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 17, 2012, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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