“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Buras, Louisiana

Clickable Map of Plaquemines 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> Plaquemines Parish, LA (17) Jefferson Parish, LA (91) Orleans Parish, LA (428) St. Bernard Parish, LA (73)  PlaqueminesParish(17) Plaquemines Parish (17)  JeffersonParish(91) Jefferson Parish (91)  OrleansParish(428) Orleans Parish (428)  St.BernardParish(73) St. Bernard Parish (73)
Pointe à la Hache is the parish seat for Plaquemines Parish
Buras is in Plaquemines Parish
      Plaquemines Parish (17)  
      Jefferson Parish (91)  
      Orleans Parish (428)  
      St. Bernard Parish (73)  
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1 Louisiana, Plaquemines Parish, Buras — Bayou Mardi Gras1699-1999
His Majesty Rex, King of the Carnival and Monarch of Merriment hereby honors the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the first celebration of Mardi Gras in Louisiana.Map (db m205282) HM
2 Louisiana, Plaquemines Parish, Buras — Bayou Mardi Gras
Across the Mississippi River from this marker is historic Bayou Mardi Gras, oldest place-name of other than Indian origin in the whole vast Mississippi River Valley *** On Tuesday 3 March 1699 Pierre le Moyne, Sieur D'Iberville, with his . . . Map (db m205848) HM
3 Louisiana, Plaquemines Parish, Buras — Eads Jetties
About 18 miles below Ft. Jackson at Head of Passes, the Mississippi River branches into Southwest Pass, South Pass and Pass A Lutre before emptying into the Gulf of Mexico. As early as 1723 French colonists found navigation difficult and looked . . . Map (db m205283) HM
4 Louisiana, Plaquemines Parish, Buras — Plaquemines Parish
Plaquemines Parish was founded on March 13, 1807 stretching from English Turn south 100 miles along both banks of the Mississippi River. The name originates from piakamin, the Mobile Indian word for persimmon. Fort St. Philip at Plaquemines Bend was . . . Map (db m42681) HM
5 Louisiana, Plaquemines Parish, Buras — The 1893 Hurricane — Belle Chasse Plaquemines South —
The 1893 Hurricane hit south Louisiana on the night of October 1 claiming over 2000 lives. One of the survivors was 25 year old Paul Harris who was working as an orange picker on the Pizzati Orange Plantation near the present site of Citrus . . . Map (db m205280) HM
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Sep. 23, 2023