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Merieult House

 
 
Merieult House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
1. Merieult House Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1792 on the site of the first barracks forges and workshops of the Company of the Indies, the house was the only building in the area of destruction to escape the Great Fire of 1794.

In 1832 it was remodeled in the style of the period by Manuel J. De Lizardi.

Restored in 1938 by L. Kemper and Leila Williams, Richard Koch, architect Occupied by the Historic New Orleans Collection since 1966.
 
Erected 1974 by New Orleans Landmarks Commission.
 
Location. 29° 57.423′ N, 90° 3.951′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Royal Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 533 Royal Street, New Orleans LA 70130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Boimaré-Macarty House (within shouting distance of this marker); Pecquet Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Tortorici’s (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nicholas Bertoli Building (about 300 feet away); Judge Fred J. Cassibry Square (about 300 feet away); The French Opera House
Merieult House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
2. Merieult House Marker
(about 300 feet away); Girod House (about 300 feet away); Original Pierre Maspero’s Slave Exchange (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Merieult House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
3. Merieult House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 5, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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