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

Dubreuil Concession and Levee

 
 
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November 13, 2009
1. Dubreuil Concession And Levee Marker
Inscription. Joseph Villars Dubreuil settled here in 1719. He became a pioneer in agriculture and wealthy entrepreneur. Nearby he built the first plantation levee. It led to the creation in 1724 of the Mississippi River's original levee system.
 
Erected 1984 by Jefferson Historical Commission.
 
Location. 29° 57.762′ N, 90° 8.728′ W. Marker is in Jefferson, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is on Jefferson Highway (U.S. 90) 0.1 miles east of Beltz Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1516 Jefferson Hwy., New Orleans LA 70121, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jefferson Highway (approx. 0.3 miles away); Camp Parapet (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Parapet (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Parapet (approx. 0.7 miles away); Labarre Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Magnolia Lane (approx. 0.9 miles away); Marsalis Mansion Motel (approx. one mile away); Mater Dolorosa Church (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jefferson.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Dubreuil Concession And Levee Marker image. Click for full size.
November 13, 2009
2. Dubreuil Concession And Levee Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2015. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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