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Historical Markers and War Memorials in New Orleans, 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 (394) Jefferson Parish, LA (90) Plaquemines Parish, LA (16) St. Bernard Parish, LA (63) St. Tammany Parish, LA (51)  OrleansParish(394) Orleans Parish (394)  JeffersonParish(90) Jefferson Parish (90)  PlaqueminesParish(16) Plaquemines Parish (16)  St.BernardParish(63) St. Bernard Parish (63)  St.TammanyParish(51) St. Tammany Parish (51)
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1Louisiana (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
2Louisiana (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
3Louisiana (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
4Louisiana (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
5Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — 700 South Peters
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6Louisiana (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
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7Louisiana (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
8Louisiana (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
9Louisiana (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
10Louisiana (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
11Louisiana (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
12Louisiana (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
13Louisiana (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
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14Louisiana (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
15Louisiana (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
16Louisiana (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
17Louisiana (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
18Louisiana (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
19Louisiana (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
20Louisiana (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
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21Louisiana (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
22Louisiana (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
23Louisiana (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
24Louisiana (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
25Louisiana (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
26Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Battle of Liberty Place Monument"September 14th 1874"
[ 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
27Louisiana (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
28Louisiana (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
29Louisiana (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
30Louisiana (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
31Louisiana (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
32Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Bienville MonumentBienville Place
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33Louisiana (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
34Louisiana (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
35Louisiana (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
36Louisiana (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
37Louisiana (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
38Louisiana (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
39Louisiana (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
40Louisiana (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
41Louisiana (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
42Louisiana (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
43Louisiana (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
44Louisiana (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
45Louisiana (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
46Louisiana (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
47Louisiana (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
48Louisiana (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
49Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Captain Cooley's House
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
50Louisiana (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
51Louisiana (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
52Louisiana (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
53Louisiana (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
54Louisiana (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
55Louisiana (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
56Louisiana (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
57Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Chartier Concession
Pierre Chartier de Baulne, French Louisiana attorney general in 1719, held the earliest land grant at the former village of the Colapissas on Chapitoulas (Metairie) Road. His family first colonists to live nearby.Map (db m92953) HM
58Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Christ Church Cathedral(Episcopal)
This congregation was founded in 1805, the first Episcopal church established in the former Spanish colony after the Louisiana Purchase. In its first service was held in the Cabildo on November 17, 1805. An octagonal Gothic church designed by . . . Map (db m104918) HM
59Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Civil Rights Pioneers / HistoryMcDonogh No. 19 Elementary School — Site of the Integration of Southern Elementary School November 14, 1960 —
Civil Rights Pioneers On November 14, 1960, four six-year-old children in New Orleans became the first African-Americans to integrate "white only" public elementary schools in the Deep South. On that day, three girls enrolled in McDonogh No. 19 . . . Map (db m99584) HM
60Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Claiborne TombGaines Tomb
Burial place (right) of second wife of Governor W.C.C. Claiborne, Clarisse Duralde, who died in 1809 at the age of 21. Myra Clark Gaines (left) was the daughter of Daniel Clark (1769-1813), American consul when Spain ruled city and later . . . Map (db m51650) HM
61Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Classic Designs
By 1893, Audubon Park was starting to resemble a modern city green space. As interest in improving the park grew, its leaders corresponded with several well-known designers, including Frederick Law Olmsted, to discuss the park's future. In 1898, . . . Map (db m114194) HM
62Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Closures – Grillwork
These are samples of marble slabs used to adorn tombs and crypts after the opening has been sealed with brick and mortar. The tablets were gathered from areas of the cemetery where they has been put aside after falling from neglected or abandoned . . . Map (db m51651) HM
63Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Cola(r) Residence
George "Kid Sheik" Cola(r), (1908-1996), cornetist, trumpeter, pianist, and bandleader, lived here at 939 Deslonde Street from 1940 to 1988. He was a member of the Eureka Brass Band, the Olympia Brass Band, had his own band the Storyville . . . Map (db m156482) HM
64Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Colonel Short’s Villa
Built in 1859 for Colonel Robert H. Short of Kentucky, commission merchant, Henry Howard, architect, Robert Huyghe, builder. In 1832 this property, which was part of the Lavaudais Plantation was subdivided into city squares. September 1, . . . Map (db m51497) HM
65Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Commagère – Mercier House
Erected about 1795 by Pedro Commagère after an earlier house on this site was destroyed in the great fire of December 8, 1794. In 1806 it was occupied in part by John Watkins, mayor of New Orleans and by Mr. Forstall’s store. Sold by Pedro . . . Map (db m51417) HM
66Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Commander’s PalaceFounded in 1880
In 1832 this site was part of the J.F.E. Levaudais Plantation and was acquired under French grant. Prior to 1880 the property formed a part of the City of Lafayette, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana Dedicated 1944 To Dining in the Grand . . . Map (db m51662) HM
67Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Congo Square
Congo Square is in the “vicinity” of a spot which Houmas Indians used before the arrival of the French for celebrating their annual corn harvest and was considered sacred ground. The gathering of enslaved African vendors in Congo Square . . . Map (db m20954) HM
68Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Convair F-102A "Delta Dagger"1956-1977
Type: Supersonic Interceptor Weight: 31,559 lbs, loaded Armament: Twenty-four– unguided 2.75” Rockets Six – Hughes "Falcon” Missiles Engine: Pratt & Whitney J57-P23 Axial Flow Gas Turbine 16,000 lb Thrust with . . . Map (db m167969) HM
69Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Conway’s Court
The French crown granted this property in the early 1700’s to the Marquis de Mezieres, whose influential family furnished planters, soldiers, administrators, and Indian Traders to the French and Spanish regimes. Maurice Conway, nephew and aide of . . . Map (db m51337) HM
70Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Creole Cottage c. 1810
Documented red-cream-green colors Original terracotta, pantile roof John E. De Cell, AIA, Restoration 1963Map (db m51364) HM
71Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Cucullu Row
Built in 1828 by James Lambert and Louis Lemoyne for Simon Cucullu, these six rowhouses survive as the oldest intact row in the Vieux Carré. Desporte Pharmacy operated here from 1887 to 1970. On this corner once stood the 1730 celestial . . . Map (db m51542) HM
72Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — D30 HowitzerSoviet Union — 1963-Present —
Type: 122 mm Towed Field Gun Manufacturer: Russian PJSC Plant No. 9 Weight: 7,000 lbs (3.5 tons) Rate of Fire: 10-12 rounds per minute Range: 50,688 ft (9.6 miles; 13.6 rocket-assisted projectile) Ammunition: High Explosive, . . . Map (db m162437) HM
73Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — D7-K BulldozerUnited States — 1990 —
Type: Full Tracked Tractor Armored Bulldozer Manufacturer: Caterpillar Weight: 49,400 lbs (24.7 tons) Armament: None Crew: 1 The first Caterpillar D7 rolled out in 1938. US Army Engineers use these dozers to build roadways, earthworks and . . . Map (db m163229) HM
74Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — David Bannister Morgan
On the eighth day of January, 1815 David Bannister Morgan Brigadier General U.S.A. with 400 militia, held his position, called in the British official reports, “The Flanking Battery,” and from which, to employ Gen. Jackson’s own words, . . . Map (db m194624) HM
75Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — De La Ronde House
Erected about 1807 by Major General Pierre Denis de la Ronde on whose St. Bernard Parish plantation the first engagement of the Battle of New Orleans was fought on December 23, 1814. This was de la Ronde’s city residence until his death in 1825, . . . Map (db m51541) HM
76Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — DeDroit Residence
John “Johnny” DeDroit (1892-1988) cornetist, and bandleader, lived here at 737 Henry Clay Avenue from 1929 until 1933. He was a cornet soloist at age 12 at the Winter Garden Theater on Baronne St., and subsequently played every New . . . Map (db m51491) HM
77Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Denis House
One of three once identical row houses erected in 1834 for Henry Raphael Denis, an attorney. Dr. Jokichi Takamine (1854-1922), Japanese chemist, philanthropist and co-commissioner for the 1884-1885 World’s Cotton Exposition, is said to have . . . Map (db m55033) HM
78Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Déterrer Storyville
Certains des immeubles et artefacts datent d'une des plus célèbres périodes de l'histoire de La Nouvelle- Orléans. En 1897, la Ville désigna Storyville comme une zone réservée aux clients blancs, tandis que le Uptown District . . . Map (db m205456) HM
79Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Dominique Bouligny House
Erected in 1831 by Dominique Bouligny. Construction was begun by John McLeary and completed by James Crowe. The cast-iron verandah is a later addition. Bouligny, born in New Orleans in 1773, was a soldier, statesman, and planter. He was a . . . Map (db m51317) HM
80Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Dominique You
Intrepid warrior on land and sea in a hundred combats showed his valor this new Bayard without reproach or fear could have witnessed the ending of the world without trembling (English translation of inscription on tome) Dominique You . . . Map (db m191530) WM
81Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Dooky Chase's RestaurantMaking Rights Real — Louisiana Civil Rights Trail —
Dooky Chase's Restaurant gained notoriety as a safe place where people of all races could sit down to meet and discuss strategies for the Civil Rights Movement. Iconic civil rights leaders such as Oretha Castle Haley, A.P. Tureaud, Ernest "Dutch" . . . Map (db m204398) HM
82Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Douglas A-26B Invader "Solid" Nose1942-1980
The Douglas A-26 Invader (designated B-26 between 1948-1965) was a single-pilot, twin-engine light bomber and attack aircraft built by Douglas Aircraft during World War II that also saw service during several of the Cold War's major conflicts. It . . . Map (db m160440) HM
83Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Douglas A-26C "Invader"1942-1972
Type: Attack Bomber Weight: 35,000 lbs, loaded Armament: Eight forward firing .50 caliber machine guns One turret with two .50 caliber machine guns Six, 1,000 lb rockets under the wings 14 HVAR Rockets internally Engine: Pratt & Whitney . . . Map (db m168002) HM
84Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Duelling Grounds
This site, history tells us was a favorite location for many duels fought by hot blooded young blades in the romantic Antebellum era of the South. Here, mostly young French and Spanish gentlemen settled their differences with sword and pistols. It . . . Map (db m51296) HM
85Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Dupaquier House1101 North Rampart
This fine example of late 19th century Italianate architecture was designed by renowned architect G.A. D'Hemecourt and built for Dr. A. Dupaquier in 1879. For many years while a private residence the home was known as The Dupaquier House. Perhaps . . . Map (db m131385) HM
86Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Duplantier-Peniston Tomb
Designed in 1842 by D.N.B. De Poilly, of France The architect who designed the St. Louis CathedralMap (db m161743) HM
87Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Edgar Degas House
This house was bequeathed to the artist and his sister by their maternal uncle Michael Musson. The property was at one time held by Wm. Kenner. Kenner was in New Orleans to assist Wm.C.C. Claiborne in the transfer of New Orleans and Louisiana . . . Map (db m51598) HM
88Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Edgar Germain Hilaire Degas
French “Impressionist” master whose mother and grandmother were born in New Orleans. Painted many famous subjects on a visit here in 1872-1873 at Musson Home on Esplanade. His “Portrait of Estelle” bought by Delgado Museum.Map (db m51292) HM
89Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Edison Place
This land for more than 60 years a part of the electric distribution system serving New Orleans, was donated to the City of New Orleans by New Orleans Public Service, Inc. and named in honor of Thomas Alva Edison, inventor and creative genius, a . . . Map (db m80412) HM
90Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Edward A. Davis House
The Greek Revival design by architect William A. Freret was built for Edward A. Davis in 1859. Dr. and Mrs. Herman de Bachelle Seebold purchased the home in 1944 and donated the mansion, furnishings and art in 1965 to the Women’s Guild of the New . . . Map (db m51517) HM
91Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Eliza Lewis1764-1804
First wife of Wm.C.C. Claiborne, first American governor of Louisiana. Also memorialized here are her son and her brother, Micajah Green Lewis, who died in a duel defending the honor of his brother-in-law, Benjamin Latrobe, noted architect, designed . . . Map (db m51648) HM
92Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Erard-Espy House
Erected 1824-1825 By Nicholas Joseph Erard Native of Luneville, Dept. of La Meurthe, FranceMap (db m51363) HM
93Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Evans Creole Candy FactorySince 1900
An important part of Louisiana's heritage is the famous Creole cuisine which produced such tasty delicacies as the praline, crisp candy made by adding pecans to boiling sugar. A similar confection was made in France with almonds, but . . . Map (db m54194) HM
94Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Fair Grounds Race Course
The Louisiana Jockey Club composed of prominent New Orleans citizens, opened the Fair Grounds Course on April 13, 1872. They chose this site which previously had been the scene of Agricultural and Industrial fairs. Through the years five racing . . . Map (db m155688) HM
95Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Fannie C. Williams / Valena C. Jones Elementary School
Fannie C Williams Pioneer in Public EducationAs one of New Orleans' premier educators in the first half of the twentieth century, Fannie C. Williams steered this school through decades of challenge and change. An active civic leader, she was . . . Map (db m115964) HM
96Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Fauboug Marigny
In 1805 Bernard de Marigny began the subdivision of his plantation, creating the first suburb below the original city. As Americans settled up-river, immigrants and free persons of color settled in Faubourg Marigny.Map (db m51600) HM
97Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Faubourg Bouligny
Site of the plantation of Louis Bouligny (1781-1862), soldier, planter, statesman. This Faubourg (suburb), laid out in 1834, was bounded by Upperline, General Taylor, Clara, and the river.Map (db m149174) HM
98Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Faubourg Tremé
Located on a portion of the Morand-Moreau plantation sold by Claude Faubourg Tremé in 1810 to the city of New Orleans, it became the city’s first subdivision and is considered to be America’s oldest existing African American neighborhood. It was . . . Map (db m35124) HM
99Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Faulkner House
Here in 1925 William Faulkner, Nobel Laureate, wrote his first novel "Soldiers Pay" This building was erected in 1840 by the widow of Jean Baptiste LaBranche on a site formerly occupied by part of the yard and buildings of the French Colonial . . . Map (db m51418) HM
100Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — 313 — First Presbyterian Church
Organized 1817. The first pastor (1818-1820), the Rev. Sylvester Larned, built a church in 1819 in the plain Gothic Style on St. Charles Street near Gravier Street, William Brand, Architect-Builder. A Greek Revival style church was erected . . . Map (db m121832) HM

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