River Ridge in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
On the old Chemin de la Metairie Concession, later became Sauvé Plantation, site of Mississippi River crevassé which flooded New Orleans in 1849.
Erected by New Orleans Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 29° 57.618′ N, 90° 13.228′ W. Marker is in River Ridge, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is on Jefferson Highway (State Highway 48) south of Sauve Rd., in the median. 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. 1.8 miles away); La Salle's Landing (approx. 1.8 miles away); La Salle's Landing - 1682 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Cannes Brûlées (approx. 1.8 miles away); Tchoupitoulas Plantation (approx. 1.9 miles away); Kenner White Sox (approx. 1.9 miles away); Kenner Community Band (approx. 1.9 miles away).
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2016. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2016. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.