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

La Providence

 
 
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March 4, 2016
1. LA Providence Marker
Inscription.  
Concession 1720's-1730's
On the old Chemin de la Metairie
Birthplace
Jacques Phillipe Roi de Villeré
1761-1830
First native born Governor of
Louisiana 1816-1820

 
Erected 1985 by Jefferson Historical Society of Louisiana.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 29° 57.681′ N, 90° 13.275′ W. Marker is in River Ridge, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Highway (State Highway 48) and Henfer Ave., in the median on Jefferson Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. A different marker also named La Providence (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First World Championship Heavyweight Prize Fight Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); La Salle's Landing (approx. 1.7 miles away); La Salle's Landing - 1682
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March 4, 2016
2. LA Providence Marker
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); Cannes Brûlées (approx. 1.7 miles away); Kenner Community Band (approx. 1.8 miles away); Kenner White Sox (approx. 1.8 miles away); Henry "Teddy" Stewart (approx. 1.8 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Replacement Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2016. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 23, 2016. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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