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

Kenner High School


Kenner High School Marker image. Click for full size.
November 13, 2009
1. Kenner High School Marker
Inscription. Designed by William T. Nolan, Kenner High School was the first school to be located in the City of Kenner. Originally opened for grades K-12, the school was transformed into a junior high school in 1955. The school also served as a cultural gathering place during the annual Mardi Gras season when the Krewe Of Kenner held court in the school's auditorium. Kenner High School graduated numerous political figures including Mayors, Council members and Parish Presidents.

Placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. Listed February 7, 2008.
Erected by City of Kenner.
Location. 29° 58.483′ N, 90° 15.151′ W. Marker is in Kenner, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Reverend Richard Wilson Drive (Route 48) and Duncan Street, on the right when traveling west on Reverend Richard Wilson Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1601 Reverend Richard Wilson, Kenner LA 70062, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kenner Town Hall (approx. mile away); Henry "Teddy" Stewart (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kenner White Sox
Kenner High School image. Click for full size.
November 13, 2009
2. Kenner High School
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Kenner Community Band (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cannes Brles (approx. 0.4 miles away); La Salle's Landing - 1682 (approx. 0.4 miles away); La Salle's Landing (approx. 0.4 miles away); First World Championship Heavyweight Prize Fight Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kenner.
Categories. Education
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2015. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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