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Chalmette in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Plantation of Pierre Denis De La Ronde

(1762-1824)

 
 
Plantation of Pierre Denis De La Ronde Marker image. Click for full size.
October 28, 2016
1. Plantation of Pierre Denis De La Ronde Marker
Inscription.  Command Colonel Third Regiment of Louisiana in the Battle of New Orleans night skirmish of December 23, 1814, fought on the grounds of this and adjoining plantations. Main house served as temporary British headquarters and hospital January 8, 1815. Ruins survive today as final structural remnant associated with the Battle of New Orleans.
 
Erected by Chalmette Refining, L.L.C.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesWar of 1812.
 
Location. 29° 56.268′ N, 89° 58.095′ W. Marker is in Chalmette, Louisiana, in St. Bernard Parish. Marker is on West Saint Bernard Highway (State Highway 46) near Fenelon Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 West St Bernard Highway, Chalmette LA 70043, 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. Denis de La Ronde Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Versailles Oaks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lacoste Plantation (approx. 0.8 miles away);
Plantation of Pierre Denis De La Ronde Marker image. Click for full size.
October 28, 2016
2. Plantation of Pierre Denis De La Ronde Marker
Chalmette Plantation (approx. 1.2 miles away); Chalmette National Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); “Where Has Our Equipment Gone?” (approx. 1.3 miles away); Roads and Ditches (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lethal Exposure (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chalmette.
 
Plantation of Pierre Denis De La Ronde Ruins image. Click for full size.
October 28, 2016
3. Plantation of Pierre Denis De La Ronde Ruins
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2016. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2016.   3. submitted on November 1, 2016, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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