Jefferson in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Marsalis Mansion Motel
Opened at 110 Shrewsbury Road in 1944 to serve African Americans during segregation. Proprietor Ellis L. Marsalis, Sr., was Jazz musician family patriarch & Civil Rights pioneer. Closed in 1986.
Erected 2014 by Jefferson Parish Historical Commission.
Location. 29° 57.473′ N, 90° 9.707′ W. Marker is in Jefferson, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is on River Road (Highway 611-1) north of Shrewsbury Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Orleans LA 70121, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Parapet (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Parapet (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Parapet (approx. half a mile away); Magnolia Lane (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jefferson Highway (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dubreuil Concession and Levee (approx. one mile away); Labarre Road (approx. 1.3 miles away); Wedell - Williams Airport Site (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jefferson.
Categories. • African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Civil Rights • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 24, 2017.