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

Labarre Road

 
 
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March 4, 2016
1. Labarre Road Marker
Inscription.  Named for the de La Barre family. François Pascalis de La Barre I, a noted colonial official, owned a river-to-lake tract in 1750. Further family holdings, by 1800's, made Metairie called popularly "La Plaine Labarre."
 
Erected by Jefferson Parish Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
 
Location. 29° 58.447′ N, 90° 9.112′ W. Marker is in Metairie, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Airline Dr. (State Highway 61) and LaBarre Road (Route 3262), on the right when traveling south on Airline Dr.. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2700 Airline Dr, Metairie LA 70002, 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. Parish of Jefferson (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jefferson Highway (approx. ¾ mile away); Camp Parapet (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dubreuil Concession and Levee (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named
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March 4, 2016
2. Labarre Road Marker
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Camp Parapet (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Parapet (approx. 1.1 miles away); Metairie Ridge School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Marsalis Mansion Motel (approx. 1.3 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2016. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2016. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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