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

Fort Livingston

 
 
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November 25, 2016
1. Fort Livingston Marker
Inscription. Two miles N.E. on Grand Terre. Land occupied by Jean Lafitte until 1814, purchased by U.S. from Etienne DeGruy in 1834. Fort constructed 1841 to defend Barataria Pass. Site never saw combat. Abandoned after the War Between the States, guns were removed 1872. Named for Edward Livingston, U.S. Secretary of State, 1831-1833.
 
Erected 2010 by Jefferson Parish Historical Commission.
 
Location. 29° 14.57′ N, 89° 58.621′ W. Marker is in Grand Isle, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is on State Highway 1 east of Willow Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on grounds of the Grand Isle Community Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3811 Louisiana Highway 1, Grand Isle LA 70358, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grand Isle (here, next to this marker); 32 - Pounder (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Grand Isle (within shouting distance of this marker); Cheniere Caminada Cemetery (approx. 5.6 miles away); Parish of Jefferson (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
Fort Livingston Marker image. Click for full size.
November 25, 2016
2. Fort Livingston Marker
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
November 25, 2016
3. Veterans Memorial
Marker visible.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2016, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 27, 2016.
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