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

Barataria Preserve

 
 
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October 28, 2017
1. Barataria Preserve Marker
Inscription.
Part of the Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve with 23,000 acres of wetlands. Park was created in 1978 due to persistence of educator and environmentalist Frank John Ehret, Jr.
 
Erected 2015 by Jefferson Parish Historical Commission.
 
Location. 29° 46.683′ N, 90° 6.022′ W. Marker is in Marrero, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Lafitte Parkway (State Highway 3134) and Barataria Boulevard (State Highway 45), on the right when traveling south on Lafitte Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marrero LA 70072, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sinking Land, Rising Water (approx. one mile away); Town of Jean Lafitte (approx. 1.2 miles away); Poblacion de Barataria (approx. 2.2 miles away); Manila Village (approx. 3.4 miles away); Clark Cheniere (approx. 3.4 miles away); Plaquemines Parish (approx. 8 miles away); Bellechasse Plantation (approx. 8 miles away); Jefferson Parish (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marrero.
 
Categories. EnvironmentHorticulture & ForestryNatural FeaturesNatural Resources
 
Barataria Preserve Marker image. Click for full size.
October 28, 2017
2. Barataria Preserve Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2017.
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