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

Duelling Grounds

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, December 23, 2011
1. Duelling Grounds Marker
Inscription. This site, history tells us was a favorite location for many duels fought by hot blooded young blades in the romantic Antebellum era of the South. Here, mostly young French and Spanish gentlemen settled their differences with sword and pistols. It was the field of satisfaction for wounded pride and honor
 
Location. 29° 59.229′ N, 90° 5.675′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Victory Avenue. Touch for map. This marker is locate in City Park near the New Orleans Museum of Art. Marker is in this post office area: New Orleans LA 70124, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allard Plantation (approx. 0.3 miles away); Metairie And Gentilly Ridges (approx. 0.3 miles away); Beatles Only Concert Performance in Louisiana (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pitot House (approx. half a mile away); The Croatian Benevolent Association of Louisiana (approx. half a mile away); In Memory of All American Veterans (approx. half a mile away); Our Lady of the Rosary Rectory (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marvin E. Thames (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Also see . . .  The Duelling Oaks. (Submitted on January 3, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
The Duelling Grounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 23, 2011
2. The Duelling Grounds Marker

 
Additional keywords. dueling, culture
 
Categories. Antebellum South, US
 
Duelling Grounds image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 23, 2011
3. Duelling Grounds
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 461 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 3, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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