“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Marvin E. Thames

Presidential Residence

Marvin E. Thames Marker image. Click for full size.
June 16, 2005
1. Marvin E. Thames Marker
Inscription.  "This residence and grounds are named in honor of Marvin E. Thames, Ph.D., who served this college in the following manner: Director of Isaac Delgado Trades School from 1954 to 1958; Dean and President of Delgado Trades and Technical Institute from 1958 to 1962; and President of Delgado Community College from 1962 to 1979. Dr. Thames and his family resided here in the Presidential Residence from 1956 to 1979."
Location. 29° 59.167′ N, 90° 6.314′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is located on the grounds of Delgado Community College. Access from the Navarre St. entrance is easier to locate. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 615 City Park Avenue, New Orleans LA 70119, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site Of Higgins' Industries at Delgado Trade School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Beatles Only Concert Performance in Louisiana (approx. 0.4 miles away); Charity Hospital Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); The New Orleans Katrina Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Metairie Cemetery
Marvin E. Thames home and Marker image. Click for full size.
June 16, 2005
2. Marvin E. Thames home and Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Duelling Grounds (approx. 0.6 miles away); William Charles Cole Claiborne (approx. mile away); Allard Plantation (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
More about this marker. Home was torn down in 2010 due to damage from Hurricane Katrina.
Topics. This marker is included in this topic list: Education
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2015. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on July 26, 2015. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2015. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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