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

City Of Harahan

 
 
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March 4, 2016
1. City Of Harahan Marker
Inscription. Community est. 1914 by Illinois Central Railroad. Named for James Harahan, RR President, 1906-1911. Village incorporated 1920. City incorporated 1953. Francis William Mayo, First Mayor, 1920-1922.
 
Erected 2007 by Jefferson Parish Historical Commission.
 
Location. 29° 56.31′ N, 90° 11.588′ W. Marker is in Harahan, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is on Jefferson Highway (State Highway 48) 0.1 miles north of Oak Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in front of Harahan City Police Station. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6441 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans LA 70123, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tchoupitoulas Plantation (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wedell - Williams Airport Site (approx. one mile away); Avondale~Waggaman (approx. 2.1 miles away); La Providence (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named La Providence (approx. 2.3 miles away); Magnolia Lane (approx. 2.6 miles away); Camp Parapet (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Parapet (approx. 2.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers
 
City Of Harahan Marker image. Click for full size.
March 4, 2016
2. City Of Harahan Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 16, 2016. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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