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Town of Carrollton

 
 
Town of Carrollton Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, March 2, 2008
1. Town of Carrollton Marker
Inscription. Laid out by Charles Zimpel in 1833 on site of Macarty Plantation, formerly uppermost part of Bienvilles's 1719 land grant. Jefferson Parish seat 1852-1874. Annexed 1874 by New Orleans. 1854 courthouse designed by Henry Howard.
 
Erected 1981 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Location. 29° 56.651′ N, 90° 7.975′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on South Carrollton Avenue 0 miles west of Maple Blvd., in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Orleans LA 70118, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The St. Charles Line (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mater Dolorosa Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); National Shrine of Our Lady of Prompt Succor (approx. 1.2 miles away); Magnolia Lane (approx. 1.3 miles away); Dubreuil Concession and Levee (approx. 1 miles away); Seven Oaks Plantation Site (approx. 1 miles away); DeDroit Residence (approx. 1.6 miles away); Jefferson Highway (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Categories. Notable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
Town of Carrollton Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, March 2, 2008
2. Town of Carrollton Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,112 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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