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

Metairie And Gentilly Ridges

 
 
Metairie And Gentilly Ridges Marker image. Click for full size.
April 16, 2010
1. Metairie And Gentilly Ridges Marker
Inscription. First highway through this city led from lower Kenner to Chef Menteur. Mississippi River, during prehistoric days, overflowed into Lake Pontchartrain. The receding waters created these ridges and their accompanying bayous which connected, at City Park area, with Bayou St. John.

(Plaque)
Dedicated by New Orleans Chapter, Louisiana Society D.A.R. March 22. 1964.
 
Erected 1964 by Department Of Commerce and Industry.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 29° 58.989′ N, 90° 5.462′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Moss Street and North Carrollton Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Moss Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Orleans LA 70124, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allard Plantation (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Beauregard Equestrian Statue (about 500 feet away but has been reported missing); Pitot House (about 700 feet away); The Croatian Benevolent Association of Louisiana
Metairie And Gentilly Ridges Marker image. Click for full size.
April 16, 2010
2. Metairie And Gentilly Ridges Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of All American Veterans (approx. 0.2 miles away); Duelling Grounds (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Old Portage (approx. 0.4 miles away); Beatles Only Concert Performance in Louisiana (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2016. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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