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

Kenner High School

1924-1996

 
 
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November 13, 2009
1. Kenner High School Marker
Inscription.  Designed by William T. Nolan, Kenner High School was the first school to be located in the City of Kenner. Originally opened for grades K-12, the school was transformed into a junior high school in 1955. The school also served as a cultural gathering place during the annual Mardi Gras season when the Krewe Of Kenner held court in the school's auditorium. Kenner High School graduated numerous political figures including Mayors, Council members and Parish Presidents.

Placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. Listed February 7, 2008.
 
Erected by City of Kenner.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical date for this entry is February 7, 1819.
 
Location. 29° 58.483′ N, 90° 15.151′ W. Marker is in Kenner, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Reverend Richard Wilson Drive (Route 48) and Duncan Street, on the right when traveling west on Reverend Richard Wilson Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1601 Reverend Richard Wilson, Kenner LA 70062, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
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2. Kenner High School
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within walking distance of this marker. Kenner Town Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Henry "Teddy" Stewart (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kenner White Sox (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kenner Community Band (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cannes Brûlées (approx. 0.4 miles away); La Salle's Landing - 1682 (approx. 0.4 miles away); La Salle's Landing (approx. 0.4 miles away); First World Championship Heavyweight Prize Fight Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kenner.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2015. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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