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

Cannes Brûlées

(Burnt Canes)

 
 
Cannes Brûlées Marker image. Click for full size.
November 13, 2009
1. Cannes Brûlées Marker
Inscription.  Zone between les Chapitoulas and the Demeuves Concession. 5 leagues above New Orleans along the Mississippi River. From 1708–1819, this name was in use under French, Spanish, and American rule. Site of present day Kenner.
 
Erected by Jefferson Historical Society of Louisiana.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1819.
 
Location. 29° 58.393′ N, 90° 14.814′ W. Marker is in Kenner, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Reverend Richard Wilson Drive (State Highway 48) and Williams Boulevard, on the right when traveling east on Reverend Richard Wilson Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kenner LA 70062, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. La Salle's Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); La Salle's Landing - 1682 (within shouting distance of this marker); First World Championship Heavyweight Prize Fight Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Kenner White Sox (about 500 feet away, measured
Cannes Brûlées area, this park now is where marker is located. image. Click for full size.
November 13, 2009
2. Cannes Brûlées area, this park now is where marker is located.
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in a direct line); Henry "Teddy" Stewart (about 500 feet away); Kenner Community Band (about 500 feet away); Kenner Town Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kenner High School (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kenner.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2015. This page has been viewed 309 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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