“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Metairie in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Metairie Ridge School

Metairie Ridge School Marker image. Click for full size.
October 5, 2011
1. Metairie Ridge School Marker
Inscription.  On this site in April 1909, the first public school in Metairie opened and Metairie Ridge School. Land donated by Alfred E. Bonnabel who is often referred to as "The Father of Education" in Jefferson Parish.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1909.
Location. 29° 59.198′ N, 90° 8.438′ W. Marker is in Metairie, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is on Metairie Road (State Highway 611-9) east of Ellis Parkway, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1957 Metairie Rd, Metairie LA 70005, 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. Parish of Jefferson (approx. 0.9 miles away); City Of Metairie Ridge (approx. one mile away); Chartier Concession (approx. 1.1 miles away); Labarre Road (approx. 1.1 miles away); General John Bell Hood, CSA (approx. 1.2 miles away); U.S.S. Golet SS-361 / Still On Patrol (approx. 1˝ miles away); William Charles Cole Claiborne (approx. 1˝ miles away); Metairie Cemetery (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Metairie.
Metairie Ridge School Marker image. Click for full size.
October 5, 2011
2. Metairie Ridge School Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2015. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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