River Ridge in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
On the old Chemin de la Metairie
Jacques Phillipe Roi de Villeré
First native born Governor of
Erected 1985 by Jefferson Historical Society of Louisiana.
Location. 29° 57.681′ N, 90° 13.275′ W. Marker is in River Ridge, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Highway (State Highway 48) and Henfer Ave., in the median on Jefferson Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Orleans LA 70123, 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 La Providence (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First World Championship Heavyweight Prize Fight Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); La Salle's Landing (approx. 1.7 miles away); La Salle's Landing - 1682 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Cannes Brûlées (approx. 1.7 miles away); Kenner Community Band (approx. 1.8 miles away); Kenner White Sox (approx. 1.8 miles away); Henry "Teddy" Stewart (approx. 1.8 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 23, 2016. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 23, 2016. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.