New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Robert E. Lee
1807 – 1870
Confederate States of America
1861 – 1865
Julia Jackson Chapter No. 4
Children of the Confederacy
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 29° 56.6′ N, 90° 4.347′ W. Marker was in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker was on Lee Circle near Howard Avenue. Touch for map. The Robert E. Lee Memorial was located in the circle at the 900 block of Saint Charles Avenue. Marker was at or near this postal address: 900 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans LA 70130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. St. Charles Line (within shouting distance of this marker); 8 in. Columbaid Cannon (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Atlantic Wall Fragments (about 500 feet away); The Beginning (about 600 feet away); Margaret's Place and Walk / Lower Garden District Julia Row (approx. 0.2 miles away); Starting Point of the First Traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras Parade (approx. ¼ mile away); Saint Theresa of Avila Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
More about this marker. The actual statue of Lee is 16 feet, 6 inches tall, standing on an 8-foot, 4-inch base. The base is on the 90 foot pedestal which is said to have a winding staircase within it. The 1884 bronze was by New York sculptor Alexander Doyle. The base and pedestal by John Roy.
Also see . . . Louisiana's Civil War Museum at Confederate Memorial Hall. (Submitted on January 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 939 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. 4. submitted on July 19, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 5. submitted on January 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.