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New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Academy of the Sacred Heart

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July 7, 2016
1. Sacred Heart Academy Marker
Inscription.  The Academy of the Sacred Heart was founded in 1887. It has continued to serve as a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls, offering 15 years of instruction from nursery school through high school. The Rosary, as Sacred Heart is affectionately called, is part of a national and international network of educational institutions directed by the Society of the Sacred Heart, a teaching order founded in France in 1800 by St. Madeleine Sophie Barat. Schools of the Sacred Heart commit themselves to educate to:

---A personal and active faith in God
---A deep respect for intellectual values
---A social awareness which impels to action
---The building of community as a Christian value
---Personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom
Erected 1992 by Class of 1992.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1887.
Location. 29° 55.591′ N, 90° 6.235′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is
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July 7, 2016
2. Sacred Heart Academy Marker
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on St. Charles Avenue west of Jena Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4521 St Charles Avenue, New Orleans LA 70115, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Faubourg Bouligny (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Halfway Station (about 700 feet away); Touro Synagogue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Valence (approx. 0.3 miles away); McDonogh No. 7 Elementary School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gilbert Academy and New Orleans University (approx. half a mile away); Zimmermann Residence (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
Also see . . .  Academy of the Sacred Heart. (Submitted on July 11, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2016. This page has been viewed 416 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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