Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Jefferson in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Camp Parapet

Remains of Old Powder Magazine

 
 
Camp Parapet Marker image. Click for full size.
November 13, 2009
1. Camp Parapet Marker
Inscription. Part of Civil War fortification which extended from the river northward about 1-3/4 miles past Metairie Rd. Construction began in 1861 by the Confederates and continued after the fall of New Orleans by Union forces which occupied the area with many Negro troops and contraban.
 
Location. 29° 57.667′ N, 90° 9.347′ W. Marker is in Jefferson, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is on Arlington Street 0.1 miles east of Causeway Boulevard. Touch for map. Located at the end of Arlington Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2812 Arlington Street, 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. A different marker also named Camp Parapet (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Camp Parapet (about 700 feet away); Jefferson Highway (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dubreuil Concession and Levee (approx. 0.6 miles away); Magnolia Lane (approx. 0.7 miles away); Labarre Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wedell - Williams Airport Site (approx. 1.8 miles away); The St. Charles Line (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jefferson.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
Camp Parapet image. Click for full size.
November 13, 2009
2. Camp Parapet
Camp Parapet image. Click for full size.
November 13, 2009
3. Camp Parapet
This property
Camp Parapet
Powder Magazine
Has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
on May 24, 1977
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2016. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 3, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement