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Edgar Degas House

 
 
Edgar Degas House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
1. Edgar Degas House Marker
Inscription. This house was bequeathed to the artist and his sister by their maternal uncle Michael Musson. The property was at one time held by Wm. Kenner. Kenner was in New Orleans to assist Wm.C.C. Claiborne in the transfer of New Orleans and Louisiana Purchas from French to American Rule. Degas sold the house in 1866. Designated a National Landmark by the Department of the Interior in 1978.
 
Location. 29° 57.288′ N, 90° 4.02′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Exchange Place and Bienville Street on Exchange Place. Touch for map. It is pedestrian traffic only on this section of Exchange Place. Marker is at or near this postal address: 307 Exchange Place, New Orleans LA 70130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Conway’s Court (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Louisiana (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Branch Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Rillieux – Waldhorn House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Old Absinthe Bar (about 500 feet away); The Birthplace of “Dixie”
Edgar Degas House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
2. Edgar Degas House Marker
(about 500 feet away); Site of Kolly Townhouse (about 600 feet away); Judge Fred J. Cassibry Square (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Additional keywords. Edgar Degas
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 564 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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