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New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong

1901-1971

 

—Louis Armstrong Park —

 
Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 15, 2009
1. Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Marker
Inscription.
His trumpet and heart brought everlasting joy to the world, embodying jazz as The Pulse of Life.

In appreciation
National Park Service/Tourism Cares
April 18, 2008.
 
Erected 2008 by National Park Service/Tourism Cares.
 
Location. 29° 57.736′ N, 90° 4.076′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker can be reached from St. Ann Street west of N. Rampart Street when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at the base of the Louis Armstrong Statue, near the Aqueduct Fountain and lagoon in the south-center section of Louis Armstrong Park. It is north of Congo Square and the park's pedestrian entrance at St. Ann and N. Rampart Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 901 N. Rampart St., New Orleans LA 70116, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sidney Joseph Bechet (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Congo Square (about 500 feet away); St. Peter Guest House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gardette - Le Pretre House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Augustine Church, New Orleans (approx. ¼
Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 14, 2009
2. Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong Marker
at base of statue sculpted by Elizabeth Catlett, 1976.
mile away); Tomb of the Unknown Slave (approx. ¼ mile away); Creole Cottage c. 1810 (approx. ¼ mile away); Campanel Cottage (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Louis Armstrong. (Submitted on July 25, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Internet Movie Database - Photos of Louis Armstrong. (Submitted on July 25, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Tremé. (Submitted on July 29, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
4. Louis Armstrong - When the Saints Go Marching In - 1961 performance.
(Submitted on July 5, 2014.) 
 
Additional keywords. New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park; Elizabeth Catlett; Tremé; Mahalia Jackson.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAfrican AmericansArts, Letters, MusicNotable Persons
 
The Aqueduct Fountain and the Mahalia Jackson Center for the Performing Arts image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 5, 2009
3. The Aqueduct Fountain and the Mahalia Jackson Center for the Performing Arts
This view is from the Louis Armstrong statue in Louis Armstrong Park.
Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
4. Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong
Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 14, 2009
5. Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong
Louis Armstrong, Jazz Trumpeter image. Click for full size.
By a New York World-Telegram staff photographer, 1953
6. Louis Armstrong, Jazz Trumpeter
This public domain image is available from the United States Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Louis Armstrong Park, gateway at N. Rampart and Dumaine Streets image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 14, 2009
7. Louis Armstrong Park, gateway at N. Rampart and Dumaine Streets
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,104 times since then and 106 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week July 6, 2014. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   3. submitted on July 28, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   4. submitted on August 8, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   5. submitted on July 25, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   6. submitted on July 5, 2014.   7. submitted on August 8, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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