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

Provincial Motel

(Site)

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
1. Provincial Motel (site) Marker
Inscription. Land grant from King Louis XV of France to Bienville’s Lieutenant, Louis Boucher de Granpré circa, 1725. In 1775 the tract was sold to Chevalier Jean Lavillebeuvre, “Sieur de Garrios”, Indian agent for the Colony from 1780 to 1797. Acquired and developed by the Laurans and Rocque families in 1825. Sold to the French Market Ice Co. in 1903. In 1959 the tract was restored into the present motel by the Dupépé family.
 
Location. 29° 57.615′ N, 90° 3.663′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Chartres Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1032 Chartres Street, New Orleans LA 70116, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Danny Barker (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Ursuline Convent (within shouting distance of this marker); Le – Carpentier/Beauregard House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Archbishop Antoine Blanc Memorial (about 300 feet away); De La Ronde House (about 400 feet away); The French Market (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named French Market (about 500 feet away); Gallier House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, US
 
Provincial Motel (site) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
2. Provincial Motel (site) Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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