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

Park Site

 
 
Park Site Marker image. Click for full size.
January 15, 2018
1. Park Site Marker
Inscription.
The site of this park
once belonged to the
River-to-Lake
Sainte-Reyne Concession
granted to Jean-Daniel Kolly, c. 1720.
A series of purchases
subdivided the original property
except for this 155-acre park.
Nicolas Chauvin de Lafreniere, the Younger,
whom this park honors,
was a nearby land owner.

 
Erected by Jefferson Historical Society.
 
Location. 29° 59.911′ N, 90° 12.681′ W. Marker is in Metairie, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker can be reached from South Scenic Drive east of Downs Boulevard, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Metairie LA 70003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Noted Owner (here, next to this marker); Fame and Fate (a few steps from this marker); LaFreniere Plantation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Parish of Jefferson (approx. 0.3 miles away); City of Kenner (approx. 1.9 miles away); World War I U.S. Army Doughboy (approx. 2 miles away); United States Field Infantry World War II (approx. 2 miles away); World War II U.S. Navy Seaman (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Metairie.
 
More about this marker.
Park Site Marker image. Click for full size.
January 15, 2018
2. Park Site Marker
Located inside Lafreniere Park, at the Children's Memorial circle
 
Categories. Parks & Recreational AreasSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2018.
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