New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Higgins Boat (LCVP)
Sponsors: Brad J. Burke Insurance Agency, and the Department of History at the University of New Orleans
Erected 2012 by Department of History at the
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #34 Dwight D. Eisenhower series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1941.
Location. 29° 56.195′ N, 90° 4.656′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of St. Charles Avenue and Felicity Street on St. Charles Avenue. The marker is place in the neutral ground of St. Charles Avenue across from Houston's Restaurant, which sits on the site of the original Higgin's boat office. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1755 St Charles Avenue, 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. Byrd Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mass Lynching in New Orleans / Racial Violence in America (approx. 0.3 miles away); Trinity Church Episcopal (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saint Theresa of Avila Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bradish Johnson House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Margaret's Place and Walk / Lower Garden District (approx. 0.4 miles away); Adams – Jones House (approx. half a mile away); The Manse (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2012, by Michael Edwards of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA. This page has been viewed 1,012 times since then and 22 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on April 4, 2012, by Michael Edwards of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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