“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 Destrahan, Louisiana

Clickable Map of St. Charles 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> St. Charles Parish, LA (19) Jefferson Parish, LA (90) Lafourche Parish, LA (67) St. John the Baptist Parish, LA (16) Tangipahoa Parish, LA (32)  St.CharlesParish(19) St. Charles Parish (19)  JeffersonParish(90) Jefferson Parish (90)  LafourcheParish(67) Lafourche Parish (67)  St.JohntheBaptistParish(16) St. John the Baptist Parish (16)  TangipahoaParish(32) Tangipahoa Parish (32)
Hahnville is the parish seat for St. Charles Parish
Destrahan is in St. Charles Parish
      St. Charles Parish (19)  
      Jefferson Parish (90)  
      Lafourche Parish (67)  
      St. John the Baptist Parish (16)  
      Tangipahoa Parish (32)  
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1Louisiana (St. Charles Parish), Destrahan — Saint Charles Borromeo Church
Fifty-three years before the Declaration of Independence, five years before New Orleans had a permanent church, immigrants to the German Coast built on the west bank a log chapel to acknowledge their dependence upon God and to express their thanks . . . Map (db m85817) HM
2Louisiana (St. Charles Parish), Destrahan — Settlement Of The German Coast
Of the thousands that departed France, only 300 German immigrants trickled in to the French Colony of Louisiana in 1721, deluded by John Law's Company of the West propaganda describing Louisiana as "a land filled with gold, silver, copper and lead . . . Map (db m86095) HM
3Louisiana (St. Charles Parish), Destrahan — St. Charles Borromeo "Little Red Church"
First constructed of logs about 1740. Burned and rebuilt, 1806. Famous riverboat landmark, twenty-five miles from New Orleans where boat captains traditionally paid off their crews. Again burned and rebuilt about 1921.Map (db m85770) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022