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Gretna in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Derbigny Plantation

 
 
Derbigny Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
1. Derbigny Plantation Marker
Inscription. Home of Pierre A.C.B. Derbigny, 6th Governor of La., 1828~1829, member 1st La. Legislature, La. Secretary of State, La. Supreme Court Judge, Battle of N.O. veteran. 1820 operated 1st steam ferry on Miss. River at N.O. Died 1829 from a carriage accident nearby. Father of Charles Z. Derbingy, owner of plantation at Nine Mile Point.
 
Erected 2008 by the Jefferson Parish Historical Commission.
 
Location. 29° 54.946′ N, 90° 4.017′ W. Marker is in Gretna, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Derbigny Street and 3rd Street, on the left when traveling north on Derbigny Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 235 Derbigny Street, Gretna LA 70053, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gretna City Hall (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Phoenix Iron Works (about 700 feet away); Mel Ott (about 700 feet away); Centennial Marker (approx. 0.2 miles away); David Crockett Firehall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saint Joseph Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); City of Gretna (approx. half a mile away); The Harvey Canal (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gretna.
 
Also see . . .
Looking southeast from marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
2. Looking southeast from marker
 Biography of Pierre Auguste Charles Bourguignon Derbigny. (Submitted on February 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels
 
Looking northwest towards marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
3. Looking northwest towards marker.
Marker near the Jefferson Parish Government Center image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
4. Marker near the Jefferson Parish Government Center
Pierre Derbigny image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
5. Pierre Derbigny
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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