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

La Salle's Landing - 1682

 
 
La Salle's Landing - 1682 Marker image. Click for full size.
November 13, 2009
1. La Salle's Landing - 1682 Marker
Inscription.
The French explorer
Robert Cavelier de la Salle
claimed the Louisiana Territory
for France

Louisiana Society
La Louisiane - Robert Ruffin Chapters
National Society
Colonial Dames XVII Century
2003

 
Erected 2003 by National Society Colonial Dames.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 29° 58.373′ N, 90° 14.811′ W. Marker is in Kenner, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Reverend Richard Wilson Drive (State Highway 48) and Williams Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kenner LA 70062, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. La Salle's Landing (here, next to this marker); First World Championship Heavyweight Prize Fight Monument (a few steps from this marker); Cannes Brles (within shouting distance of this marker); Kenner White Sox (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry "Teddy" Stewart
La Salle's Landing - 1682 Marker image. Click for full size.
November 13, 2009
2. La Salle's Landing - 1682 Marker
(about 700 feet away); Kenner Community Band (about 700 feet away); Kenner Town Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kenner High School (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kenner.
 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2015. This page has been viewed 208 times since then and 43 times this year. Last updated on July 28, 2015. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2015. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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