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Fauboug Marigny

 
 
Fauboug Marigny Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 28, 2011
1. Fauboug Marigny Marker
Inscription. In 1805 Bernard de Marigny began the subdivision of his plantation, creating the first suburb below the original city. As Americans settled up-river, immigrants and free persons of color settled in Faubourg Marigny. Faubourg Marigny Improvement Association
 
Erected by Faubourg Marigny Improvement Association.
 
Location. 29° 57.726′ N, 90° 3.466′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Esplanade Avenue and Frenchmen Street on Esplanade Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 449 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort St. Charles (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Denis House (about 500 feet away); Bringier – Barnett House (about 600 feet away); Gauche House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Archbishop Antoine Blanc Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dominique Bouligny House (approx. 0.2 miles away); French Market (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Also see . . .  Bernard de Marigny - Wikipedia.
Fauboug Marigny Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 28, 2011
2. Fauboug Marigny Marker
The marker is to the left of the light pole.
(Submitted on January 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
 
Frenchmen Street image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 28, 2011
3. Frenchmen Street
Frenchmen Street image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 28, 2011
4. Frenchmen Street
 
 
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 437 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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