“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Garden District

Garden District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, November 10, 2012
1. Garden District Marker
Inscription. Famous for its nineteenth century homes and gardens. This area was originally part of Livaudais Plantation. Became part of City of Lafayette, 1833. Annexed by City of New Orleans, 1852. Designated a National Historic Landmark, 1974.
Erected by Garden District Association.
Location. 29° 55.79′ N, 90° 5.105′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Prytania Street, on the right when traveling north on Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Orleans LA 70130, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maisonette Creole (within shouting distance of this marker); R.N. Girling’s “English Apothecary” (within shouting distance of this marker); Mayor Isaac W. Patton House (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Short’s Villa (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 (about 300 feet away); Commander’s Palace (about 400 feet away); Gilmour – Parker House (about 800 feet away); Christ Church Cathedral (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
Categories. Notable Places
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 21, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 21, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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