New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Site Of Higgins' Industries at Delgado Trade School
President Dwight D. Eisenhower once referred to the company's founder, Andrew Jackson Higgins, as the "man who won the war for us." Higgins, in turn, recognized the contribution of the Delgado Trades School. He stated, "We can't use ordinary hammer and saw carpenters, but we can use Delgado men." The importance of what Andrew Higgins, the "Delgado men" and the thousands of other Higgins employees accomplished on this site in helping to secure the
Erected 2011 by New Orleans Chapter, NSDAR.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Industry & Commerce • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 29° 59.026′ N, 90° 6.35′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of City Park Avenue and North Anthony Street, on the right when traveling west on City Park Avenue. 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. Marvin E. Thames (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charity Hospital Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); The New Orleans Katrina Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Beatles Only Concert Performance in Louisiana (approx. 0.6 miles away); Metairie Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); William Charles Cole Claiborne (approx. 0.7 miles away); Duelling Grounds (approx. 0.7 miles away); Allard Plantation (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 16, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2015. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.