“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Clickable Map of Orleans Parish, Louisiana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Orleans Parish, LA (414) Jefferson Parish, LA (90) Plaquemines Parish, LA (17) St. Bernard Parish, LA (64) St. Tammany Parish, LA (51)  OrleansParish(414) Orleans Parish (414)  JeffersonParish(90) Jefferson Parish (90)  PlaqueminesParish(17) Plaquemines Parish (17)  St.BernardParish(64) St. Bernard Parish (64)  St.TammanyParish(51) St. Tammany Parish (51)
New Orleans is the parish seat for Orleans Parish
Adjacent to Orleans Parish, Louisiana
      Jefferson Parish (90)  
      Plaquemines Parish (17)  
      St. Bernard Parish (64)  
      St. Tammany Parish (51)  
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1Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — "Buddy" Bolden1877-1931 — Jazz Walk of Fame —
Panel 2 Often referred to as "the first man of jazz,” Charles Bolden began his musical career playing in string bands before switching to cornet and forming his own band in 1895. As was his tendency to play hot and loud, Bolden . . . Map (db m189068) HM
2Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — "Jelly Roll" Morton1890-1941 — Jazz Walk of Fame —
Panel 2 Born into an Afro-French household as Ferdinand Joseph Lamothe, pianist, bandleader, songwriter, and arranger Jelly Roll Morton is widely recognized as the first great composer in the history of jazz. His early musical experiences in . . . Map (db m199674) HM
3Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — "King" Oliver1885-1938 — Jazz Walk of Fame —
Panel 3 The son of a Baptist preacher, Joseph Oliver was born in Abend, Louisiana. He came to New Orleans about 1900 and began working as a cornetist several years later. Oliver's rise to prominence was based on his ability with mutes. Was . . . Map (db m199711) HM
4Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — "Papa" Celestin1884-1954 — Jazz Walk of Fame —
Panel 2 Trumpeter Oscar Celestin was born in Napoleonville, Louisiana, and came to New Orleans to work with the brass bands after he turned twenty-one. He organized a group of his own in 1910 but was also involved with projects on the side, such . . . Map (db m189325) HM
5Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — "Papa" Jack Laine1873-1966 — Jazz Walk of Fame — Reported damaged
Panel 2 MISSING Panel 3 Jack Laine on drums, Jules Reiner-Piano, Herman Ragas-Brass. Seated on piano Alfred Laine, George Brunies, Charlie Cordella. "Papa" Laine interviewed by Richard B. Allen at a College Jazz Lecture on April 30, 1964. Panel 4 . . . Map (db m199704) HM
6Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Al Hirt1922-1999 — Jazz Walk of Fame —
Panel 2 The son of a policeman, Alois Maxwell Hirt made his musical debut at the Saenger Theater at age six with the Junior Police Band. He gained a reputation as a prodigy on the classics, but his first professional job was playing at the . . . Map (db m189328) HM
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7Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Algiers Courthouse
Erected in 1896 To replace the Duverjé Plantation House which served as the courthouse from 1866 until it burned in the great Algiers Fire of 1895.Barthelmy Duverjé acquired title to the Plantation in 1805 and in 1842 the property was subdivided . . . Map (db m116882) HM
8Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Algiers' Dry Docks
Andre Seguin built the first dry dock in Algiers in 1819 on land purchased from Barthelemy Duverjé. As the City did not want ship building and repair businesses on their side of the river, those businesses blossomed along this side of the river, . . . Map (db m116923) HM
9Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Allen Residence
Henry Allen (1871-1952) trumpet player and bandleader, and Henry "Red” Allen, Jr., (1906-1967), trumpet player, singer and bandleader, lived here at 414 Newton Street from 1906 until 1917. Henry Allen led the Allen Brass Band an . . . Map (db m160931) HM
10Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Allen Residence
Henry Allen (1871-1952), trumpet player & bandleader, and Henry “Red” Allen, Jr. (1906-1967), trumpet player, singer, & bandleader, lived here at 921 Verret Street from 1918 until 1922. Henry Allen led the Allen Brass Band-- an . . . Map (db m163561) HM
11Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Battle of New Orleans West Bank
Here on the Jourdan Plantation American Forces under General David Morgan defended the west side of the Mississippi River while General Andrew Jackson defended the east side on January 8, 1815. The War of 1812 ended with the American victory in . . . Map (db m116881) HM
12Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Brownlee Residence
Norman Brownlee (1896-1967), pianist, bandleader, instrument salesman, & Musicians’ Union official, lived here at 407 Delaronde Street from 1912 until 1922. He led his own Brownlee’s Orchestra from 1920 to 1930, which included Emmet Hardy, Arthur . . . Map (db m162898) HM
13Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Danny Barker & Louise "Blue Lou" Barker1909-1994 & 1913-1998 — Jazz Walk of Fame —
Panel 1 Danny Barker and Louise Dupont were married in 1930 and moved to New York. "Blue Lu" Barker spent a decade recording for Decca, Apollo and Capitol, specializing in the blues and saucy songs such as her husband's "Don't You Make Me High" and . . . Map (db m163873) HM
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14Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Dolly Marie Douroux Adams1904-1979
Dolly Marie Douroux Adams (1904-1979) was one of the few women instrumentalists in the male-dominated early jazz scene. The daughter of Olivia Manetta and Louis Douroux, she played piano as well as bass, drums, guitar, and trumpet. Adams began . . . Map (db m191602) HM
15Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Dr. Lord Beaconsfield Landry
Lord Beaconsfield Landry, also known as L.B. Landry, was born March 11, 1879 in Donaldsonville, Louisiana. At a very early age, he was sent to Gilbert Academy, which was at that time located in Baldwin, LA. He later attended Fisk University, where . . . Map (db m116883) HM
16Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Duverjé Plantation
Algiers Point evolved from the plantation of Barthelemy Duverjé. The Duverjé home was built c. 1812-16, and served as the Algiers Courthouse from 1866. It was destroyed by the Great Fire of Algiers in 1895 and replaced by the current structure in . . . Map (db m117057) HM
17Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Edward "Kid" Ory1886-1973 — Jazz Walk of Fame —
Panel 2 Born in LaPlace, Louisiana, trombonist Edward Ory began his musical career at age ten. He moved to New Orleans on his twenty-first birthday and quickly established himself as a successor to Buddy Bolden. While Bolden's band . . . Map (db m200150) HM
18Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Enslaved Africans
In the 1720s, at a spot of land now eroded by the river, stood the barracks where enslaved Africans from the Senegal-Gambia region, were held before being ferried across the river to the slave auctions. Early Algiers Point was also the home of the . . . Map (db m116900) HM
19Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Freddie Keppard1890-1933 — Jazz Walk of Fame —
Panel 2 The Original Creole Band Before recordings spread the New Orleans jazz sound throughout the nation and abroad in 1917, a number of New Orleans musicians had already brought the city's special style of instrumental ragtime to audiences . . . Map (db m199687) HM
20Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Hardy Residence
Emmet Hardy (1903-1925), cornetist and machinist, lived here at 237 Morgan Street from 1920-1923. He played in Brownlee’s Orchestra, the New Orleans Rhythm Kings, and in small groups with violinist Oscar Marcour, the Boswell Sisters, and drummer . . . Map (db m162765) HM
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21Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Henry "Red" Allen1908-1967 — Jazz Walk of Fame —
Panel 2 Henry Allen grw up right here in Algiers. As a boy, he heard Louis Armstrong and his father's band. He would learn to play trumpet in that same band. After playing in various New Orleans groups, he joined the King Oliver Band. They toured . . . Map (db m189159) HM
22Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Historic Algiers
Algiers, established in 1719, is the second oldest neighborhood in New Orleans. Originally called the "King's Plantation," it was first used as the location for the city's powder magazine, a holding area for the newly arrived African slaves, and . . . Map (db m116901) HM
23Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Humphrey FamilyJazz Walk of Fame
Panel 1 • Willie J. 1900-1994 • Willie E. 1880-1964 • Percy 1900-1995 • Earl 1902-1971 • James 1859-1937 Panel 2 One of the factors that make the music scene in New Orleans so special is the presence of musical dynasties, families that . . . Map (db m191333) HM
24Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Louis Armstrong1901-1971 — Jazz Walk of Fame —
Panel 1 During his early years in New Orleans Louis Armstrong drew upon the entire spectrum of music associated with the city. He spent time following Joe Oliver in the "second lines” which accompanied brass bands. By the time he was . . . Map (db m160939) HM
25Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Louis D. ArmstrongAugust 4, 1901 - July 6, 1971
Louis Armstrong, adoringly referred to as “Satchmo," was born August 4, 1901, but chose to celebrate his birthday on July 4th,America's Independence Day. He was the first important jazz soloist and became its most influential musician. As a . . . Map (db m116892) HM
26Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Louis Prima1911-1978 — Jazz Walk of Fame —
Panel 2 Trumpeter Louis Prima can best be described as an American music original. In a career spanning fifty years, he was one of the very few jazz musicians to keep abreast of stylistic changes in popular music, going from jazz, to swing, to . . . Map (db m200149) HM
27Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Manetta Residence
Manuel “Fess” Manetta (1889-1969), pianist, violinist, trombonist, trumpeter, saxophonist, and teacher, lived here at 331 Alix Street from 1913 until 1923. He played in bands with Buddy Bolden, Frank Duson, Edward Clem, Tom Albert, Papa . . . Map (db m163269) HM
28Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Manuel Manetta1889-1969
Manuel Manetta (1889-1969) was a versatile musician and music teacher who played piano, violin, guitar, mandolin, string bass trumpet, clarinet, and saxophone. As a Creole of Color whose Sicilian grandfather was a portrait painter, Manetta began . . . Map (db m191601) HM
29Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Marcour Residence
Oscar J. Marcour (1895-1956), violinist and bandleader, lived here at 431 Opelousas Ave from 1917 to 1919. He played with the Jules Bauduc Orchestra at the Silver Slipper, made and Edison Dictaphone recording c. 1918-1919 at pianist Norman . . . Map (db m160934) HM
30Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Nick LaRocca1889-1961 — Jazz Walk of Fame —
Panel 2 The phonograph was the medium that took New Orleans jazz from the city's streets and dance halls to the attention of the world. Despite the early travels of New Orleans musicians, it was the Original Dixieland Jass Band's recordings in . . . Map (db m199710) HM
31Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Right Bank of the Mississippi River
Once connected by a mule-drawn streetcar, Algiers and Gretna are now linked by this path of history. Follow the markers along the "Right Bank of the Mississippi River" to historic downtown Gretna, as many have done since the 1800's.Map (db m160913) HM
32Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Sidney Bechet1897-1959 — Jazz Walk of Fame —
Panel 2 Sidney Bechet may have been the first New Orleans jazz musician to go beyond the early ensemble format into solo improvisation. He established a reputation as a child prodigy working his way through the best dance bands in town. . . . Map (db m189061) HM
33Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Southern Pacific Railroad Yards
Located between Atlantic and Thayer Sts., established in 1853, the S.P.R.R. Yards extended back 22 blocks, at its peak employed 4,000 men. Trains would board a ferry to cross the river and continue their journey from the Pacific coast up the . . . Map (db m129503) HM
34Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — The Boswell SistersMartha (1905-1958) Helvetia (1911-1988) Connie (1907-1976) — Jazz Walk of Fame —
Panel 2 Although the Boswell Sisters will forever be associated with New Orleans,-they were born elsewhere. Martha and Constance were born in Kansas City, Missouri, and Helvetia was born in Birmingham, Alabama. Their father, who had been in . . . Map (db m189157) HM
35Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — The Great Fire of Algiers, 1895
In the early morning hours of October 20th, 1895, on the 300 block of Morgan St., near the corner of Bermuda St., a fire started that would eventually destroy about 200 homes and businesses in ten blocks between Morgan, Lavergne, Alix and Powder . . . Map (db m116888) HM
36Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — The Naval Station
Although this land was purchased by the U.S. Government from Jean P. Dupiere in 1849 as a proposed Navy Yard, a U.S. Naval Station was not formally established here until 1901 when a dry dock arrived. More land was purchased from the Olivier, . . . Map (db m129683) HM
37Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Transatlantic Slave Trade to Louisiana
The transatlantic slave trade to Louisiana began in 1718, with the first of two ships bringing African captives to the region in 1719. The first ship to arrive at this site was the Expedition, which landed 91 enslaved people, most from the . . . Map (db m157916) HM
38Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Valentine Residence
“Kid” Thomas Valentine (1897-1987), trumpeter and bandleader, lived here at 825 Vallette Street in 1928. Born in Reserve, LA he moved to Algiers in 1923. He played at Speck’s Moulin Rouge in Marrero and Fireman’s Hall in Westwego in the . . . Map (db m161017) HM
39Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Algiers — Verret Plantation
The sugar plantation (c.1800) of Furey Verret stretched along the river road from around Vallette St., to the Naval Station, and included the Verret Canal, where Whitney Avenue now stands. Jean Lafitte, the pirate, traveled on this canal between . . . Map (db m116886) HM
40Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Carrollton — Carrollton No. 1
Established in 1849 Carrollton Cemetery was part of the growing suburb of Carrollton, incorporated in 1845. The suburb of Carrollton was annexed to the city in 1874 and the management of the cemetery was handed to the city government. There are . . . Map (db m163656) HM
41Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Carrollton — Carrollton No. 2
Also known as St. Mary's, Carrollton No. 2 was established about 1893. It once belonged to the Archdiocese of New Orleans, but was acquired by the City of New Orleans in 1921. The modest tombs and copings reflect the German heritage of many early . . . Map (db m163601) HM
42Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Metairie — U.S.S. Golet SS-361 / Still On Patrol
A submarine built by Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co. of Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Funds for this boat were raised by the citizens of Caddo Parish Louisiana. Launched One August, 1943. On her second patrol under command of LCDR. James S. Clark, was sunk by . . . Map (db m133997) HM WM
43Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — "Oven" Vaults
To the left, along the aisle, is a row of burial crypts which also served as the wall of the cemetery on Basin Street. Because of their arched shape they were commonly known as “oven” vaults. Constructed probably in the middle of the nineteenth . . . Map (db m51640) HM
44Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — 114 Magazine Street
114 Magazine Street stands on property donated by noted philanthropist Paul Tulane to Tulane University on June 30, 1882. This property was part of the donation by Mr. Tulane which created Tulane University in 1882. 114 Magazine was designed . . . Map (db m102526) HM
45Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — 127-129 Carondelet Street
127-129 Carondelet Street was designed by James Gallier, Sr., the prominent architect who built Gallier Hall and other landmark New Orleans buildings, and it was constructed in the 1840’s. It joined a row of buildings that Gallier erected along . . . Map (db m171074) HM
46Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — 17th Street Canal Floodwall
On August 29, 2005, a federal floodwall atop a levee on the 17th Street Canal, the largest and most important drainage Canal for the city, gave way here causing flooding that killed hundreds. This breach was one of 50 ruptures in the Federal Flood . . . Map (db m92897) HM
47Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — 700 South Peters
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48Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — 8 in. Columbaid Cannon
This 8 in. Columbaid, cast of Alabama iron by the Confederates at Selma, Ala. was mounted in Spanish Fort, Mobile Bay. The Fifth Company Slocomb's Battery Battallion Washington Artillery of New Orleans, during the siege of that fort by the U.S. . . . Map (db m38901) HM
49Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Academy of the Sacred Heart
The Academy of the Sacred Heart was founded in 1887. It has continued to serve as a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for girls, offering 15 years of instruction from nursery school through high school. The Rosary, as Sacred Heart is . . . Map (db m95686) HM
50Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Adams – Jones House
Erected for John I. Adams, merchant, who in 1860 purchased this part of the former plantation of Jacques Francois de Livaudais, built this house and made his residence here until 1896. Subsequent family ownerships were Ferdinand Reusch – . . . Map (db m51518) HM
51Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Albert G. Blanchard
Albert G. Blanchard 1810 - 1891 Graduate U.A. Military Academy; Merchant; Director of New Orleans Public Schools 1843-1845; Fought in Mexican War; Brigadier General in Confederate Army; After Civil War became Civil Engineer in New . . . Map (db m191528) WM
52Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Allard Plantation
Plantation of Louis Allard was purchased by his grandfather, Don Santiago Lorreins in 1770's from estate of Francisco Hery, called Duplanty, builder of the first Cabildo Building in N.O. in 1769. Acquired from Allard in 1845 by J. McDonough —- given . . . Map (db m93085) HM
53Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — America's First Movie Theater / Vitascope HallVitascope Hall, 623 Canal Street
AMERICA'S FIRST MOVIE THEATER On July 26, 1896, William T. "Pop" Rock & Walter J. Wainwright, shown with 2 patrons, and projectionist William Reed (r to l) opened the first indoor seated movie theater in the United States. VITASCOPE HALL . . . Map (db m170447) HM
54Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Andrew Jackson Hotel
Has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1965Map (db m84803) HM
55Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Annunciation Church
In 1830 the Pontchartrain rail road was built along Elysian Fields to the lake, with half of its route through lands owned by Bernard Marigny. To accommodate settlers, Marigny and his cousin, Nicholas d'Estrehan subdivided the backlands of Faubourg . . . Map (db m102848) HM
56Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Archbishop Antoine Blanc Memorial
This memorial is a complex of private property of the Catholic Church of New Orleans. Located on the grounds are several buildings of which the most notable is the OLD URSULINE CONVENT – ARCHIEPISCOPAL RESIDENCE erected by order of King . . . Map (db m51313) HM
57Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Atlantic Wall Fragments
On June 6, 1944, the three slabs of steel reinforced concrete before you constituted 20 feet and 16 tons of German fortified coastline that ran from the Franco-Spanish border in the south to Norway, over 2,400 miles to the north. "Atlantic Wall" . . . Map (db m102717) HM WM
58Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Audubon Park History
The history of the land bordered by St. Charles Avenue, Exposition Boulevard, Walnut Street and the Mississippi River - now known as Audubon Park - is as rich as any New Orleans tale. Originally comprised of abutting tracts of plantation land owned . . . Map (db m114287) HM
59Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Audubon Room
This typical creole cottage probably built before 1813, is considered the traditional site of the studio of famed naturalist painter, John James Audubon, and the place in which he completed his classic “Birds of America” series during . . . Map (db m51356) HM
60Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Audubon ZooThrough The Years
In The Beginning The land that is now Audubon Park was once a large sugar plantation owned by Etienne de Bore, the first mayor of New Orleans. In 1871, the property was sold to the city for use as "Upper City Park" and a site for a new . . . Map (db m117221) HM
61Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Audubon Zoo's Whooping Crane Legacy
In the 1950's, Audubon Zoo became the first zoo to successfully breed whooping cranes. The only previous captive birth was at a Texas wildlife refuge. That chick's mother, Josephine, hailed from Audubon Zoo. One of only two remaining cranes from a . . . Map (db m117218) HM
62Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Avart-Peretti House
Erected 1842 as a two-story house for Mme. Augustine Eugenie de Lassize widow of Louis Robert Avart J.N.B. de Pouilly and Ernest Goudchauz architect-builders From 1906 through 1923 it was the residence and studio of the artist Achille . . . Map (db m51416) HM
63Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — AZP S-60 Anti-Aircraft GunSoviet Union Type 59 Chinese Version — 1950-present —
Type: 57 mm Anti-Aircraft Gun Weight: 10,273 lbs (5.1 tons) Rate of Fire: 105-120 rounds per minute Range: 19,685 ft (3.72 miles) Ammunition: 57x348SR caliber High Explosive and Armor Piercing Crew: 7The Type 59 is the Chinese Variant of the Soviet . . . Map (db m162916) HM
64Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Bank of LouisianaErected 1826
Built by Bickle, Hamlet & Fox; the iron fence and gates were made by Sterling & Co. of New York. In 1840 the building was damaged by fire and repairs were made; another fire occurred in 1861 after which the structure was again restored and the . . . Map (db m117860) HM
65Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Bank of Louisiana in New Orleans
The original Bank of Louisiana in New Orleans was chartered by Governor Claiborne in 1804 and its board included Julien Poydras and John McDonogh. The bank was formed after the Louisiana Purchase to provide the currency for the citizens of Louisiana . . . Map (db m51591) HM
66Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Bank’s Arcade
These buildings were once part of the notable block – long structure, Bank’s Arcade Erected in 1833 by Thomas Banks Charles F. Zimpel, Architect A glass-roofed arcade extended from Natchez to Gravier Streets, The upper . . . Map (db m102527) HM
67Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Basin Street
Buried in the ground beneath in the ground beneath our feet and embodied in the architecture reaching toward the sky are the remnants of New Orleans' history. The Basin Street area is no exception. Some of the city's greatest moments, including . . . Map (db m204882) HM
68Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Battle of Liberty Place Monument"September 14th 1874" Reported permanently removed
[ inscriptions, west face, base :] September 14th 1874 In honor of those Americans on both sides who died in the Battle of Liberty Place Members of the Metropolitan Police: John H. H. Camp • John Kennedy • Edward Simon • . . . Map (db m34742) WM
69Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Bayou Sauvage RidgeGeology in the Wetlands
No rocks, no geology-right? Actually, once you know what to look for, it's easy to see evidence of geology at work in this wetland environment. The geologic features of the Mississippi River Delta region are of relatively recent origin. As the . . . Map (db m213220) HM
70Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Beatles Only Concert Performance in Louisiana
It was twenty years ago today, John Lennon brought the band to play. This plaque commemorates the 20th anniversary of The Beatles only concert performance in Louisiana September 16, 1964, City Park Stadium Presented by WRNO Radio to . . . Map (db m87847) HM
71Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Beech AT-11 "Kansan"1941-1945
Type: Twin Engine Trainer Weight: 9,300 lbs Armament: Two - .30 caliber machine guns used as gunnery trainer Engine: Two Pratt and Whitney R985 Radials, 450 hp each Max Speed: 215 mph Range: 745 miles Service Ceiling: 20,000 ft. Crew: 2-3 Number . . . Map (db m160469) HM
72Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Benachi-Torre House
Erected 1859 for Nicholas M. Benachi Consul of Greece in New Orleans, the fine Greek Revival house was once known as the "Rendezvous Des Chasseurs" purchased in 1886 by Joseph and Peter Torre whose family residence it was until it was . . . Map (db m155687) HM
73Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Benito Juarez
Incised on stone: Peace is based on the respect of the right of others. BENITO JUAREZ 1806 - 1872 The People of Mexico to the people of the United States of America. El respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz. BENITO JUAREZ . . . Map (db m86112) HM
74Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Bernard de Marigny
Bernard de Marigny de Mandeville (1785-1868) a wealthy land-owner, served in the U.S. Army, participated in framing the first and second constitutions of Louisiana, and served in the Louisiana Territorial Legislature. He also was elected President . . . Map (db m51643) HM
75Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Bienville MonumentBienville Place
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76Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Bienville's Plantation
Here, on a plantation granted to him on March 27, 1719 by the company of the Indies, stood the residence of Jean Baptiste LeMoyne de Bienville, founder of New Orleans. This plantation was sold by Bienville on April 11, 1726 to the Jesuit Fathers . . . Map (db m132517) HM
77Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Birdsall Building
This is to certify that 918-920 Poydras Street was entered into the National Registry of Historic Places as part of the Upper Central Business District Historic District under the provisions of the National Historic Preservation Act . . . Map (db m133954) HM
78Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Birthplace of Danny BarkerJanuary 13, 1909
African-American Creole guitar and banjo player, songwriter, composer, singer, author, historian, teacher, storyteller, humorist, actor and painter. Jazz Hall of Fame member. Recipient of National Endowment of the Arts Music Master Award and . . . Map (db m51525) HM
79Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Boimaré-Macarty House
Erected in 1832 by Antoine Louis Boimaré, bookseller and Louisiana historiographer, the building was completed by Louis Bartehelemy Macary who bought the unfinished house in 1835. The granite arcade and lead-ornamented transoms are excellent . . . Map (db m51332) HM
80Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Boré Plantation - Audubon Park
This site 1781-1820 plantation of Jean Etienne Boré (1741-1820) First Mayor of N.O. 1803-1804. Here Boré first granulated sugar in 1795. Purchased for park in 1871. Site of World's Industrial & Cotton Centennial Exposition 1884-1885.Map (db m117167) HM
81Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Bosque House
Built in 1795 by Bartholome Bosque, a native of Palma, Majorca; father of Suzette Bosque, third wife of Louisiana’s first American governor W.C.C. Claiborne On this site stood the house of Don Bernardo de Galvez Spanish Governor . . . Map (db m51412) HM
82Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Bradish Johnson HouseErected 1872
The design of this post-Civil War mansion of a prominent Louisiana sugar planter, attributed to James Freret, architect, reflects the influence of the French “Ecole des Beaux Arts,” where he studied from 1860 to 1862. Residence of Walter . . . Map (db m51519) HM
83Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Brevard-Rice HouseBuilt in 1857 for Albert Hamilton Brevard
James H. Calrow, architect Charles Pride, builder Owned by Brevard heirs until 1869 purchased then by Emory Clapp, who added the library wing on the left. It remained in the Clapp family until 1935. It was then owned and occupied by the . . . Map (db m51523) HM
84Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Bringier – Barnett House
One of three once identical adjacent houses erected in 1834 by Henry R. Denis, attorney Owned by Michel Douradou Bringier 1837-1850 Owned by Edward Barnett, notary – attorney 1850-1876 Remodeled and enlarged by him in 1859 Elijah Cox, . . . Map (db m51315) HM
85Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Brothers Of The Sacred Heart
Since 1869 the Brothers and their colleagues have touched the hearts and shaped the lives of the City's youth. As St. Aloysius in the Vieux Carre, Cor Jesu on this site and, since merging in 1969 into Brother Martin High School, belief in God, love . . . Map (db m97461) HM
86Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Byrd Residence
Henry Roeland Byrd "Professor Longhair" (1918-1980), pianist, composer, and singer, lived here at 1738-40 Terpsichore from 1979 until his death. In the 1950’s he recorded several singles including “Bald Head”, "Big Chief", . . . Map (db m163869) HM
87Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Café Du Monde
The original French market coffee stand, serving café au lait and hot beignets (French doughnuts) 24 hours a day, year around. This familiar New Orleans landmark has been located in the French market since the early 1860’s.Map (db m95381) HM
88Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Calle Đ Borbon1762 — 1803
When New Orleans was the capital of the Spanish province of Luisiana, 1762 — 1803, this street bore the name Calle Đ Borbon.Map (db m194957) HM
89Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Campanel Cottage
Barthelemy Campanel purchased this site in 1806 and likely built this cottage and two adjacent Toulouse Street cottages in 1811 as rental property. Campanel, a free man of color, operated a hardware store on North Peters Street, and his family . . . Map (db m51359) HM
90Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Canal Street Historic District
Canal Street, New Orleans’ widest thoroughfare, has long served as the retail heart of the city. With its broad “neutral ground," it is the traditional dividing line between uptown and downtown and represents two centuries of American . . . Map (db m51605) HM
91Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Capt. Andre Caillioux
Louisiana provided the largest number of black Union troops during the Civil War. Many lie buried here. The most notable, Capt. Andre Cailloux, fell while courageously leading a charge of the Louisiana Native Guards in 1863 at Port Hudson, La. . . . Map (db m161738) HM
92Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Captain Cooley's House Reported missing
Captain Le Verrier Cooley (1855-1931) one of the last of the old-time Mississippi River steamboatmen built this house in 1896 and made it his home until 1925. Captain Cooley's career on the river spanned 62 years and he operated no less than 7 . . . Map (db m183902) HM
93Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Carmelite Chapel of St. Joseph and St. Teresa and the Carmelite Monastery
The cornerstone of the monastery was laid in April, 1891, James Freret, Architect, Fred Reusch, Jr, Builder. Founded by the Discalced Carmelite nuns, a contemplative and strictly cloistered order of nuns restored to the primitive rule established . . . Map (db m102850) HM
94Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Carmelite Monastery
James Freret, Architect Ferdinand Reusch, Jr., Builder Dedicated on November 12, 1895, as the Chapel of Reparations and Monastery of the Discalced Nuns. The cornerstone was laid in 1891 by Archbishop Francis Janssens. The Carmelites, a Catholic . . . Map (db m102860) HM
95Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Carrollton Neighborhood
In 1833, real estate investors commissioned surveyor Charles F. Zimpel to lay out the former Macarty sugar plantation into lots, squares, and streets that formed the village of Carrollton. Reportedly named in honor of General William Carroll, . . . Map (db m155718) HM
96Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Cathedral of St. Louis, King of France
[Cast at the top of the marker is a rendering of the church]Church of St. Louis, 1727-1788 Cathedral of St. Louis, King of France The first church on this site designed by Adrien de Pauger was erected 1724-1727 . . . Map (db m21552) HM
97Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Centennial
First envisioned by the Southern Baptist Convention at its formation in 1845, Baptist Bible Institute was created in 1917 by direct vote of the Convention to train ministers and missionaries to carry out the Great Commission (Mt. . . . Map (db m213115) HM
98Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Central Congregational Church 1872-2005 / Celebrating Central Church's Legacy
Central Congregational Church 1872-2005Central Congregational Church of New Orleans was organized by Rev. Charles H. Thompson, a theology professor at Straight College and thirty-two incorporators on June 30, 1872. It was the result of . . . Map (db m157209) HM
99Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Charity Hospital Cemetery
Front This cemetery was purchased by Charity Hospital in 1848 and was originally known as Potter's Field. It has historically been used to bury the unclaimed victims from throughout the city including victims of several yellow fever . . . Map (db m87256) HM
100Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New Orleans — Charles Didier Dreaux
Col. Charles Didier Dreaux Born in New Orleans May 11, 1832 First Conf. officer from Louisiana Killed in the War Between the States on the field of honor near Newport News, VA. On July 5, 1861 His last words were "Boys steady" . . . Map (db m86011) HM WM

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