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De La Ronde House

 
 
De La Ronde House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
1. De La Ronde House Marker
Inscription. Erected about 1807 by Major General Pierre Denis de la Ronde on whose St. Bernard Parish plantation the first engagement of the Battle of New Orleans was fought on December 23, 1814.

This was de la Ronde’s city residence until his death in 1825, owned by his son-in-law Gabriel Villere from 1827 until 1846 and by Philippe Villere until 1861.

Damaged by Hurricane Betsy in 1965, it was repaired and renovated by Dr. and Mrs. E. Ralph Lupin, 1967, S. Stewart Farnet, architect.
 
Erected by New Orleans Landmarks Commission.
 
Location. 29° 57.574′ N, 90° 3.731′ 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: 1021 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. Residence of Don Manuel Lanzos (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of First U.S. District Court (about 300 feet away); Cucullu Row (about 300 feet away); Thomas Poree House (about 400 feet away); Andrew Jackson Hotel (about 400 feet away);
De La Ronde House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
2. De La Ronde House Marker
Birthplace of Danny Barker (about 400 feet away); Provincial Motel (about 400 feet away); Site of First Louisiana School (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 863 times since then and 111 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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