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

Clickable Map of Jefferson 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> Jefferson Parish, LA (96) Lafourche Parish, LA (71) Orleans Parish, LA (441) Plaquemines Parish, LA (17) St. Charles Parish, LA (19) St. John the Baptist Parish, LA (17) St. Tammany Parish, LA (51) Tangipahoa Parish, LA (32)  JeffersonParish(96) Jefferson Parish (96)  LafourcheParish(71) Lafourche Parish (71)  OrleansParish(441) Orleans Parish (441)  PlaqueminesParish(17) Plaquemines Parish (17)  St.CharlesParish(19) St. Charles Parish (19)  St.JohntheBaptistParish(17) St. John the Baptist Parish (17)  St.TammanyParish(51) St. Tammany Parish (51)  TangipahoaParish(32) Tangipahoa Parish (32)
Gretna is the parish seat for Jefferson Parish
Grand Isle is in Jefferson Parish
      Jefferson Parish (96)  
      Lafourche Parish (71)  
      Orleans Parish (441)  
      Plaquemines Parish (17)  
      St. Charles Parish (19)  
      St. John the Baptist Parish (17)  
      St. Tammany Parish (51)  
      Tangipahoa Parish (32)  
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1 Louisiana, Jefferson Parish, Grand Isle — 32 - Pounder
This approximately 10-foot long, 32- pounder gun was cast at the Columbia Foundry Georgetown, D.C., for the United States Navy in 1821. It was originally part of the armament of the USS Columbia, until the ship was decommissioned in 1848. . . . Map (db m100635) HM
2 Louisiana, Jefferson Parish, Grand Isle — Cheniere Caminada Cemetery
Settled by Indians,"Isle of the Chitamachas" was later owned by Francisco Caminada. Known as "Chico Isle", as "Chita", as Caminadaville. It was home to pirates, fishermen and farmers. On Oct. 1, 1893, a fast moving, late season hurricane from the . . . Map (db m62038) HM
3 Louisiana, Jefferson Parish, Grand Isle — Fort Livingston
Two miles N.E. on Grand Terre. Land occupied by Jean Lafitte until 1814, purchased by U.S. from Etienne DeGruy in 1834. Fort constructed 1841 to defend Barataria Pass. Site never saw combat. Abandoned after the War Between the States, guns were . . . Map (db m100013) HM
4 Louisiana, Jefferson Parish, Grand Isle — Grand IsleCirca 1781
One of several barrier islands formed about one thousand years ago when the Mississippi River flowed through Bayou Lafourche on its way to the Gulf of Mexico. Today Grand Isle is Louisiana's best known island resort. The Island was settled during . . . Map (db m100006) HM
5 Louisiana, Jefferson Parish, Grand Isle — Grand Isle Reported damaged
At Southernmost tip of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana's only inhabited barrier island appears in 18th century land-grants. At first part of Orleans Territory, but often administered by Lafourche Parish. Officially part of Jefferson Parish since 1825. . . . Map (db m100149) HM
6 Louisiana, Jefferson Parish, Grand Isle — Grand Isle, Louisiana
Panel 1 Grand Isle is one of the many barrier islands formed as a result of the dynamic, everchanging Mississippi River. Grand Isle originated as a sandbar connected to the mainland marshes at its western end. When the Mississippi River changed to . . . Map (db m115408) HM
7 Louisiana, Jefferson Parish, Grand Isle — Parish of Jefferson
On Feb. 11, 1825, Governor Henry S. Johnson signed legislation creating the Parish of Jefferson out of the Third Senatorial District. It is named for President Thomas Jefferson, who died the following year, July 4.Map (db m100007) HM
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Mar. 3, 2024