“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 Harvey, 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 (90) Lafourche Parish, LA (67) Orleans Parish, LA (394) Plaquemines Parish, LA (16) St. Charles Parish, LA (19) St. John the Baptist Parish, LA (16) St. Tammany Parish, LA (51) Tangipahoa Parish, LA (32)  JeffersonParish(90) Jefferson Parish (90)  LafourcheParish(67) Lafourche Parish (67)  OrleansParish(394) Orleans Parish (394)  PlaqueminesParish(16) Plaquemines Parish (16)  St.CharlesParish(19) St. Charles Parish (19)  St.JohntheBaptistParish(16) St. John the Baptist Parish (16)  St.TammanyParish(51) St. Tammany Parish (51)  TangipahoaParish(32) Tangipahoa Parish (32)
Gretna is the parish seat for Jefferson Parish
Harvey is in Jefferson Parish
      Jefferson Parish (90)  
      Lafourche Parish (67)  
      Orleans Parish (394)  
      Plaquemines Parish (16)  
      St. Charles Parish (19)  
      St. John the Baptist Parish (16)  
      St. Tammany Parish (51)  
      Tangipahoa Parish (32)  
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1Louisiana (Jefferson Parish), Harvey — Dubreuil Canal
In 1736, Claude Dubreuil initiated a canal at this site, from the Mississippi River to Bayou Barataria. One hundred years BEFORE the Harvey Canal, it was the FIRST man-made waterway accessing New Orleans to the Gulf of Mexico. That canal . . . Map (db m205429) HM
2Louisiana (Jefferson Parish), Harvey — Harvey Castle Site
Built in 1844, Harvey Castle was the Gothic Revival home of Marie Louise Destrehan and her husband Joseph Hale Harvey. It served as the third courthouse of Jefferson Parish, 1874-1884. Located east side of Destrehan Avenue 450 feet north of . . . Map (db m52725) HM
3Louisiana (Jefferson Parish), Harvey — The Harvey Canal
Originally Destrehan Canal, dug before 1845, connecting Mississippi River to Bayou Barataria. "Submarine Railway" lifted boats over the levee until successful completion of locks in 1907. Became part of Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in 1924.Map (db m80971) HM
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Sep. 25, 2022