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

City Of Harahan

 
 
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March 4, 2016
1. City Of Harahan Marker
Inscription.  Community est. 1914 by Illinois Central Railroad. Named for James Harahan, RR President, 1906-1911. Village incorporated 1920. City incorporated 1953. Francis William Mayo, First Mayor, 1920-1922.
 
Erected 2007 by Jefferson Parish Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
 
Location. 29° 56.31′ N, 90° 11.588′ W. Marker is in Harahan, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is on Jefferson Highway (State Highway 48) 0.1 miles north of Oak Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located in front of Harahan City Police Station. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6441 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans LA 70123, 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. Tchoupitoulas Plantation (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wedell - Williams Airport Site (approx. one mile away); Huey P. Long Bridge, Louisiana (approx. 1.4 miles away); Whitehall Plantation Home
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March 4, 2016
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); Parish of Jefferson (approx. 2.1 miles away); Pops Park (approx. 2.1 miles away); Avondale~Waggaman (approx. 2.1 miles away); Pops Stroman Memorial Park (approx. 2.1 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2016. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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