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Adams – Jones House

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, December 25, 2011
1. Adams – Jones House Marker
Inscription. Erected for John I. Adams, merchant, who in 1860 purchased this part of the former plantation of Jacques Francois de Livaudais, built this house and made his residence here until 1896.

Subsequent family ownerships were Ferdinand Reusch – 1889-1921
Mrs. William Preston Johnston – 1921-1926
Woodruff George – 1926-1961
Restored 1961-62 by Mrs. Hamilton Polk Jones
 
Erected 1995 by New Orleans Landmarks Commission.
 
Location. 29° 55.89′ N, 90° 4.941′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Prytania Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2423 Prytania Street, New Orleans LA 70130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bradish Johnson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward A. Davis House (within shouting distance of this marker); Gilmour – Parker House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Manse (about 700 feet away); Colonel Short’s Villa (approx. 0.2 miles away); R.N. Girling’s “English Apothecary”
Adams – Jones House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 25, 2011
2. Adams – Jones House Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Brevard-Rice House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maisonette Creole (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Adams – Jones House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 25, 2011
3. Adams – Jones House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 492 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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