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

LaFreniere Plantation

 
 
Lafreniere Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
April 2, 2016
1. Lafreniere Plantation Marker
Inscription.  Part of the concession in 1720 by Governor Bienville to father of Nicholas Chauvin LaFreniere, Attorney-General of Louisiana for the years 1763 until 1769. Leader of the revolt against Spanish rulers of Louisiana, and executed October 25, 1769.
 
Erected 2009 by Jefferson Historical Society of Louisiana.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is October 25, 1769.
 
Location. 29° 59.865′ N, 90° 12.848′ W. Marker is in Metairie, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is on Downs Boulevard north of South Scenic Drive, on the left when traveling north. This marker is located inside Lafreniere Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3000 Downs Blvd, Metairie LA 70003, 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. Fame and Fate (approx. 0.2 miles away); Noted Owner (approx. 0.2 miles away); Park Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Parish of Jefferson (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War I U.S. Army Doughboy (approx.
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April 2, 2016
2. Lafreniere Plantation Marker
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1.8 miles away); United States Field Infantry World War II (approx. 1.8 miles away); World War II U.S. Navy Seaman (approx. 1.8 miles away); Korean War U.S. Navy Nurse Corps (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Metairie.
 
Also see . . .  Lafreniere Park History. Park website (Submitted on January 4, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Lafreniere Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
April 2, 2016
3. Lafreniere Plantation Marker
LaFreniere Plantation House image. Click for full size.
The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1941
4. LaFreniere Plantation House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2016. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2016.   4. submitted on January 4, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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