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Plique – La Branche House

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
1. Plique – La Branche House Marker
Inscription. Erected about 1825 by Jean Felix Pinson and Maurice Pizetta, builder, sold by them in 1827 to Giraud M. Plique. Acquired in 1829 by Jean Baptiste La Branche, planter of St. Charles Parish, and occupied as his city residence until his death in 1837. On this site in 1791 was erected Le Spectacle de la Rue St. Pierre, the St. Peter Street Theatre, the first theatre in New Orleans. Built by Louis Alexandre Henry and destroyed in the great fire of September 28, 1816.
 
Erected 1959 by New Orleans Landmarks Commission.
 
Location. 29° 57.502′ N, 90° 3.93′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on St. Peter Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 730 St. Peter Street, New Orleans LA 70116, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pat O’Brien’s (within shouting distance of this marker); My Bourbon Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Former site of Holy Family Sisters’ Convent (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pedesclaux-Lemonnier House (about 300 feet away); Thomas House (about
Plique – La Branche House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
2. Plique – La Branche House Marker
300 feet away); LaBranche Buildings (about 400 feet away); Avart-Peretti House (about 400 feet away); The French Opera House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Plique – La Branche House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 24, 2011
3. The Plique – La Branche House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 6, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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