New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Fort St. John
Established by Colonial French in the early 18th century
Rebuilt by the Spanish-1779
Built to protect New Orleans from attack by way of Lake Ponchartrain.
Spirit of '76 Chapter
Erected 1960 by Department of Commerce and Industry.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 30° 1.357′ N, 90° 5.017′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Beauregard Avenue north of Jay Street, on the right when traveling north. 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lake Pontchartrain (approx. 1.1 miles away); London Avenue Canal Floodwall Breach (approx. 1.4 miles away); Brothers Of The Sacred Heart (approx. 2 miles away); 17th Street Canal Floodwall (approx. 2.2 miles away); Beatles Only Concert Performance in Louisiana (approx. 2.4 miles Duelling Grounds (approx. 2.5 miles away); General Beauregard Equestrian Statue (approx. 2.7 miles away but has been reported missing); The Croatian Benevolent Association of Louisiana (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2016. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 15, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.