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Fort St. Charles

[Louisiana Rebellion of 1768]

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
1. Fort St. Charles Marker
Inscription. On Oct. 25, 1769, under Gen. O’Reilly, Spanish governor of Louisiana, were executed French patriots and martyrs: de Lafreniere, Marquis, Noyan, Caresse, Milhet; Villere having died previously. Erected by the Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry 1955

[Back, in French]
Le Fort Saint – Charles
Le 25 octobre 1769, sur l’ordre du général O’Reilly, gouverneur espagnol de Louisiane, furent exécutés ici les patriotes et martyrs français La Frénière, Caresse, Marquis et Milhet. Villeré était déjà décédé.
Don: Godofil & Commission du Tourisme
 
Erected 1955 by Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry/Commission du Tourisme.
 
Location. 29° 57.68′ N, 90° 3.448′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Esplanade Avenue and North Peters Street on Esplanade Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans LA 70116, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Mint (a few steps from this marker); Fauboug Marigny (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Solomon Northup (about
Le Fort Saint – Charles Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
2. Le Fort Saint – Charles Marker
700 feet away); Denis House (about 800 feet away); Bringier – Barnett House (about 800 feet away); French Market (approx. 0.2 miles away); Archbishop Antoine Blanc Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Ursuline Convent (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Regarding Fort St. Charles. Interestingly, the French version of the marker does not mention Jean Baptiste Noyan as one of those executed.
 
Also see . . .
1. Louisiana Rebellion of 1768 - Wikpedia. (Submitted on January 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. New Orleans Mint. The New Orleans Mint was used by both the United States and Confederate States of America. It is now used by the Louisiana State Museum as a Jazz Museum. (Submitted on January 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Additional keywords. Louisiana Rebellion of 1768
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Fort St. Charles Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
3. Fort St. Charles Marker
The United State Mint is in the background.
The United States Mint image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
4. The United States Mint
The United States Mint image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
5. The United States Mint
The United States Mint - entrance image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
6. The United States Mint - entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 12, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 989 times since then and 125 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 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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