New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 2010 by Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation, Touro Infirmary, City of New Orleans.
Location. 29° 56.468′ N, 90° 3.869′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Convention Center Boulevard near John Churchill Chase Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1174 Convention Center Boulevard, New Orleans LA 70130, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 700 South Peters (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Beginning (approx. 0.4 miles away); Atlantic Wall Fragments (approx. 0.4 miles away); Starting Point of the First Traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade (approx. 0.4 miles away); The 747 8 in. Columbaid Cannon (approx. 0.4 miles away); Margaret's Place and Walk / Lower Garden District (approx. half a mile away); Saint Theresa of Avila Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
Also see . . .
1. Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation. The official website of the organization responsible for erecting and dedicating the marker. (Submitted on February 24, 2011, by Jerry Klinger of Derwood, Maryland.)
2. Touro Archives. In its long 150-year history, Touro Infirmary has survived yellow fever epidemics, the Civil War, Jim Crow laws and integration, two World Wars and constant challenges to healthcare providers. The Touro Infirmary Archives' 576 linear feet of processed collections provides a documentary and pictorial history of this struggle. (Submitted on February 26, 2011.)
3. Judah Touro (pdf file). An article written by Jerry Klinger. Article also includes vintage photos of Judah Touro and the Infirmary building. (Submitted on February 26, 2011.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2011, by Jerry Klinger of Derwood, Maryland. This page has been viewed 944 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 24, 2011, by Jerry Klinger of Derwood, Maryland. 2. submitted on February 27, 2011, by Jerry Klinger of Derwood, Maryland. 3. submitted on February 22, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.