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

Terrytown

 
 
Terrytown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 21, 2015
1. Terrytown Marker
Inscription.
1960 Paul Kapelow prefab
diamond-shaped develop~
ment with alphabetical
street plan named for
daughter Terry. Area's
"first completely winter~
summer air conditioned
neighborhood."
 
Erected 2008 by the Jefferson Parish Historical Commission.
 
Location. 29° 55.318′ N, 90° 2.127′ W. Marker is in Terrytown, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Terry Parkway and Wright Avenue, in the median on Terry Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Terry Parkway, Gretna LA 70056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McDonoghville (approx. 0.9 miles away); Saint Joseph Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); David Crockett Firehall (approx. 1.7 miles away); City of Gretna (approx. 1.7 miles away); Centennial Marker (approx. 1.8 miles away); Mel Ott (approx. 1.8 miles away); Gretna City Hall (approx. 1.8 miles away); Phoenix Iron Works (approx. 1.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Terrytown. (Submitted on February 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Looking south on Terry Parkway image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 21, 2015
2. Looking south on Terry Parkway
Looking north on Terry Parkway image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 21, 2015
3. Looking north on Terry Parkway
 
 
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 217 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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