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Gramercy in Saint James Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Gramercy

 
 
Gramercy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Waldon, December 24, 2013
1. Gramercy Marker
Inscription. Incorporated November, 1947, located partly on Indian-French settlement & trading post site. In 1739 much of this area was sold to Joseph Delille Dupart, a Commissioner of Indian Nations under Bienville. Today area is location of various industries.
Sponsored by Stonewall Jackson Chapter No. 1135, United Daughters of the Confederacy
 
Erected 1968 by Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 30° 2.543′ N, 90° 41.258′ W. Marker is in Gramercy, Louisiana, in Saint James Parish. Marker is at the intersection of East Jefferson Highway (State Highway 44) and Ellis Street, on the right when traveling east on East Jefferson Highway. Touch for map. Located at the foot of the Mississippi River levee. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 LA-44, Gramercy LA 70052, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lutcher (approx. half a mile away); Colonial Sugars Refinery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lutcher United Methodist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Golden Grove Plantation
Gramercy marker area photo image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
2. Gramercy marker area photo
Mississippi River levee.
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Bourgeois Homeplace / Site Familial des Bourgeois (approx. 3.5 miles away); "Vacherie de Grande Pointe" (approx. 3.6 miles away); Colonel Leopold L. Armant (approx. 3.8 miles away); "Le Petit Versailles" (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gramercy.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Looking northeast from marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
3. Looking northeast from marker
Wallace Bridge across the Mississippi River in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2014, by Mike Waldon of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 6, 2014, by Mike Waldon of Lafayette, Louisiana.   2, 3. submitted on February 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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